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10 mi 15 km of trail 2 Featured Runs

Easy Trails 19 Trails Intermediate Trails 7 Trails Hard Trails 1 Trail

Encompassing over 500 acres, Little Mountain Park is both the largest and finest of Mount Vernon's Parks. This tiny mountain located east of I5 has long been loved by locals who enjoyed the broad vistas available from the drive to the summit. More recently, the richly forested slopes have become a popular spot for hikers, trail runners, and mountain bikers who come to exercise and play on the well-built trails in a beautiful forest environment. Located just 10 minutes from downtown Mount Vernon, the park is an easy drive from Seattle or Bellingham.

Local Info

Easy access, well-maintained trails, and views from the summit make Little Mountain Park a great place. But it's the vibrant second growth forests that cover the park that make it a real gem for runners. And with 6.5 miles of multi-use singletrack and access to 2.5 miles of pedestrian-only trails, there are lots of options to suit individuals and groups as they escape to nature just minutes from the city.

Maps & Guidebooks

Check out the Mount Vernon Parks Foundation's website for additional information about the park. The organization does a lot to keep the trails running at Little Mountain Park.

Food & Drink

Visit The Porterhouse Pub (no minors) or Skagit River Brewery for post running food and drinks. Or see the Mount Vernon Chamber Website for a list of other options available.

Featured Runs in Little Mountain Park - 2

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Favorite Walking out to the North Viewpoint at Little Mountain Park, Mount Vernon, WA.
Intermediate

South Little Mountain Lollipop

2.7 mi 4.4 km • Loop • 916 ft Ascent 279.25 m Ascent

(2) Mount V…, WA
Favorite Walking out to the North Viewpoint at Little Mountain Park, Mount Vernon, WA.
Intermediate

Little Mountain Park Loop

3.7 mi 6.0 km • Loop • 802 ft Ascent 244.57 m Ascent

(5) Mount V…, WA

Trails in Little Mountain Park - 25

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0.2 mi 0.4 km #1Mossy Rock
Easy/Intermediate
Big Lake, WA
Easy/Intermediate
0.2 mi 0.4 km Big Lake, WA
0.1 mi 0.1 km #2Fred's Trail
Difficult
Mount Vernon, WA
Difficult
0.1 mi 0.1 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.6 mi 0.9 km #3Darvill Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Mount Vernon, WA
Easy/Intermediate
0.6 mi 0.9 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.2 mi 0.3 km #4Sidekick
Easy
Mount Vernon, WA
Easy
0.2 mi 0.3 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.4 mi 0.6 km #5Julieann Trail
Intermediate
Mount Vernon, WA
Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.6 km Mount Vernon, WA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #6Bonnie and Clyde's
Easy/Intermediate
Mount Vernon, WA
Easy/Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.5 mi 0.7 km #7Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mount Vernon, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
0.5 mi 0.7 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.9 mi 1.5 km #8La-Z-Boy
Easy/Intermediate
Mount Vernon, WA
Easy/Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.5 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.1 mi 0.2 km #9Ginny's Trail
Intermediate
Mount Vernon, WA
Intermediate
0.1 mi 0.2 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #10Sidewinder
Easy/Intermediate
Mount Vernon, WA
Easy/Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.8 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.2 mi 0.2 km #11Up Only
Difficult
Mount Vernon, WA
Difficult
0.2 mi 0.2 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #12Rooty
Easy
Mount Vernon, WA
Easy
0.6 mi 1.0 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.4 mi 0.7 km #13Upper Surfer's Way
Easy/Intermediate
Mount Vernon, WA
Easy/Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.7 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.4 mi 0.7 km #14Huff-N-Puff
Easy/Intermediate
Mount Vernon, WA
Easy/Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.7 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #15West Loop
Intermediate
Mount Vernon, WA
Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.8 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.3 mi 0.4 km #16Nature Trail
Easy
Mount Vernon, WA
Easy
0.3 mi 0.4 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #17Down South
Easy/Intermediate
Mount Vernon, WA
Easy/Intermediate
0.6 mi 1.0 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.5 mi 0.7 km #18Cairn
Easy
Mount Vernon, WA
Easy
0.5 mi 0.7 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.2 mi 0.4 km #19Up Quick
Intermediate
Mount Vernon, WA
Intermediate
0.2 mi 0.4 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.2 mi 0.4 km #20Taylor's Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Mount Vernon, WA
Easy/Intermediate
0.2 mi 0.4 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #21Lower Surfer's Way
Easy
Mount Vernon, WA
Easy
0.3 mi 0.5 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.1 mi 0.1 km #22Over The Top
Easy
Mount Vernon, WA
Easy
0.1 mi 0.1 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.2 mi 0.4 km #23Lower Service Road Trail
Easy
Mount Vernon, WA
Easy
0.2 mi 0.4 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #24South Connector
Easy
Mount Vernon, WA
Easy
0.3 mi 0.5 km Mount Vernon, WA
0.2 mi 0.3 km #25Service Road
Easy
Mount Vernon, WA
Easy
0.2 mi 0.3 km Mount Vernon, WA

Photos of Little Mountain Park - 4

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Walking out to the North Viewpoint at Little Mountain Park, Mount Vernon, WA.
Dec 24, 2016 near Mount V…, WA
Bonnie & Clyde's old ride?
Aug 4, 2017 near Mount V…, WA
A patchwork of fields seen from the Ridge Trail at Little Mountain Park.
Dec 24, 2016 near Mount V…, WA
Steep going on Fred's Trail at Little Mountain Park, Mount Vernon, WA.
Dec 24, 2016 near Mount V…, WA

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