Walker Valley ORV Area for ATV - Motorcycles - Mountain Bikes - 4x4

Walker Valley ORV Area

A working forest (managed by the DNR) in Skagit Valley, Walker Valley Forest offers 36 miles of trails popular with ORV enthusiasts. The Walker Valley ORV Area has single track trails for motorcycles and mountain bikes, double-track trails for ATVs and 6 miles of 4×4 trails.

When working in or visiting a working forest like Walker Valley, here are some things to know:

  • Be alert for other road users, ranging from heavy vehicles for timber activities to mountain bikes and horseback riders. Check your speed accordingly.
  • Know the fire risk and of any burn bans or Industrial Fire Precaution Level (IFPL) restrictions before entering.
  • Bring your Discover Pass and have your tabs up-to-date!
  • 26 miles of ATV trails, 10 miles of 4×4 trails
  • dirt bikes, atv’s, 4×4’s, utv’s, hiking, biking and horseback are welcome
  • off road tabs required on all vehicles
  • restrooms and camping available at main trailhead
  • night riding not allowed

The Skagit Motorcycle Club offers a series of runs at Walker Valley.  If you are interested in learning more, meetings are held at the Round Table Pizza in Mount Vernon at 6:00pm on the first Wednesday of each month.  Meetings are open to visitors.

Walker Valley Trail Map

Trail maps: View a trail map of Walker Valley


Directions from Seattle: Follow I-5 North to 236th St NE in Snohomish County. Take exit 210 from I-5 N. Take 27th Ave NE, 268th St NE/Stanwood Bryant Rd to WA-9 N. Right onto 44th Ave NE/Finn Settlement Rd and Granstrom Rd. Left Peter Burns Rd in Skagit County. Follow gravel road slowly into Walker Valley ORV park trail head.

Directions from Vancouver BC: Continue to BC-99 S. Follow BC-99 South and I-5 South to WA-538 E/W College Way in Mount Vernon, Washington USA. Take exit 227 from I-5 South. Follow WA-538 E/W College Way to WA-9 South.Left turn onto Lake Cavanaugh Rd to Peter Burns Rd. Turn left onto Peter Burns road. Follow gravel road slowly into Walker Valley ORV park trail head


Want to give back back to Walker Valley trails? Join us for one of our monthly work parties. Volunteers give back to Walker Valley on the second Saturday of every month, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Find the next opportunity to get involved at our agency calendar.

Walker Valley ATV Rentals

Walker Valley Rentals offers the chance to explore over 3,200 acres with miles of trails without the hassle of maintenance or packing.