Destination Darrington, Washington

Gateway to the North Cascades & Glacier Peak Wilderness



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.  Welcome to Darrington!

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


Announcements

  • Destination Summer Meltdown! Great music, beautiful surroundings, small town hospitality and the cool waters of the Stilly River!  What could be a better way to spend a summer weekend!  Make your destination Darrington ...
    Posted Aug 6, 2015, 10:45 AM by Martha Rasmussen
  • Welcome Bluegrass Fans! The 39th annual Darrington Bluegrass Festival is almost here!  Mark your calendar for July 17th thru 19th for some of the finest bluegrass music our country has to offer!  Make ...
    Posted Jul 15, 2015, 5:19 PM by Martha Rasmussen
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