Discover Darrington

It will take a lifetime!

Four seasons of fun and the
great one tank getaway
make Darrington your recreation destination

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail at Dish Pan Gap
Photo courtesy of USFS

This website is provided by the volunteers of Darrington Strong Inc. and is a labor of love.  We hope you enjoy
it &
learn all about our small remarkable community.  We invite you to discover to Darrington!

Have you ever wanted to stay at a fire lookout high above on a 41 foot tower, waking up to the sunrises, seeing the sunset over the mountain peaks?  Friends of North Mountain have been working very hard to restore the North Mountain Lookout to preserve important heritage and create a one of a kind overnight rental.  This lookout is in driving distance from the town of Darrington making it possible for people of diverse abilities to enjoy this world class destination! 

Darrington, Washington shaped by it's remote mountainous location and rich heritage.

Nestled in the northern Cascades, Darrington is surrounded by beautiful mountains, rivers, and wilderness lands.
Our neighbors to the north, the Sauk-Suiattle Tribe are very important part and enrich community with their rich legacy of heritage and culture.   Come experience what Darrington has to offer with hundreds of miles of hiking trails, waterfalls, a day on the river. Drive the scenic and historical Mountain Loop Highway or other  backroad drivesLearn more...

Hiking the legendary Circle Peak Trail, photo by Nels Rasmussen

You may wonder what kind of town is Darrington?

Darrington is a community that has strong ties to it's mountainous surroundings, we mark time by the changing seasons and appreciate the rich heritage that shaped us.  We love our get togethers, colorful annual events and FestivalsLearn more...

The 4th of July at Darrington, photo by Leah Tyson

We appreciate the rich heritage that shaped our community.

The first to settle in the area were the people of the Sauk-Suiattle Tribe.  When gold was discovered in 1889 prospectors flooded into the Cascade mountains and the boom town of Darrington began.  Later in 1901 when the first train reached Darrington logging and sawmills began operation. Learn more...

Going Camping in the good ol' days,
photo from the Darrington Historical society


  • Meet Local Author Michael Duncan! On Our Darrington Day Celebration Meet & Greet Author Michael Duncan At The Mountain Loop Books & Coffee 10am to 2pm!
    Posted May 26, 2016, 7:04 AM by Martha Rasmussen
  • Campgrounds Opening Soon! Six more days until Clear Creek, Bedal & Buck Creek Campgrounds open! Campgrounds open May 16th!  Who's ready for a summer of great camping get aways??
    Posted May 10, 2016, 10:34 AM by Martha Rasmussen
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