North Fork Skykomish Trail is a 11.5 mile out and back trail located near Gold Bar, WA that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from June until November.
Directions from Gold Bar: Drive east on U.S. Hwy. 2 and then turn north at the Index turnoff onto the North Fork Skykomish River Road #63. Drive 22 miles to the road's end at the trailhead.