Centennial Trail: Half Century and Burgers


  • Ride capacity will be strictly limited.
  • This means that prior registration is now REQUIRED.
  • If you cannot attend please CANCEL YOUR REGISTRATION so others can use your slot.
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Date and Time: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:00am
Start Location: 
Centennial Trailhead At Machias Park
1626 Virginia St
Snohomish, WA 98290
Contact Information: 
Wally Davis
50.00 miles
Elevation Gain: 
1,059 feet
Weather Cancellation: 
Ride Description: 

Enjoy an almost traffic-free out-and-back scenic ride on the Centennial Trail from Snohomish to the trail’s north end at the Nakashima farm about 8 miles north of Arlington.  Almost all of the Centennial Trail is built on an abandoned Northern Pacific Railroad bed.  Because freight trains can’t climb steep hills, the maximum grade is only 2.2%.  Plan on a group photo on a former railroad bridge above the Stillaguamish River.  On the way back we will stop at Nutty’s Junkyard Grill  (see hyperlink) for burgers, fish and chips, milk shakes, or whatever else you may like. An RWGPS link is posted below.  If you want a cue sheet, please print and bring it with you.

Public restrooms are available at the start and in Arlington.  Portable toilets are available at the Nakashima farm and at several locations along the Centennial Trail.

Please arrive at least 20 minutes before the start of the ride to sign the liability waiver if you didn’t register online and to hear the safety (SMART) briefing. Please register for this ride using the Register Now button above.  If you cannot make the ride, you do not need to unregister.  

Be sure to bring a spare tube as well as the tools and knowledge to fix a flat.  If the roads are wet please have fenders with long mud flaps or plan on riding at the end of the line.

Ride Cancellation: Should conditions call for a cancellation, a cancellation notice will be posted in the comment section below at least two hours prior. If cancelled, the ride leader will not be at the start. 

Centennial Trailhead At Machias Park
1626 Virginia St
Snohomish, WA 98290
Ride Leader(s)

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Steady: [12-14mph]

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