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Washington state is one of the best places to visit if you enjoy any part of being outdoors. Its Pacific Northwest (PCW) landscape has some of the most majestic natural environments in the United States.
There are many reasons to visit, from epic mountain ranges including Mt. Rainier and Mt. Olympus to waterways such as Puget Sound and Olympic Peninsula and numerous national parks like the incredible North Cascades National Park.
Think out of the box for a minute. What would it be like to spend next week in a treehouse? Up high away from urban life within a grove of magnificent fir and cedar trees. The Washington state treehouse vacation experience is an original way to get that much-needed R&R. Washington State.
Many treehouse rental options are available. Plush treehouses with electricity, hot and cold water, private accommodations, and deck hot tubs can be found. And, on the flip side, travelers seeking a more rustic or rather glamping style treehouse experiences are options, too.
Let’s sway up high within the PNW treetops and find out what the 30 best treehouses are in Washington.
- 1. The Osprey Treehouse (Stevenson)
- 2. Bellingham Treehouse (Bellingham)
- 3. The Squirrel’s Nest Treehouse (Redmond)
- 4. The Klickitat Treehouse (White Salmon)
- 5. Treehouse Place at Deer Ridge (Snohomish)
- 6. The Robin’s Nest at Treehouse Junction (Concrete)
- 7. Urban Tree House (Seattle)
- 8. Treehouse with a View (Mukilteo)
- 9. Emerald Forest Treehouse (Redmond)
- 10. The Eagle’s Perch (Rockport)
- 11. Hansel Creek Gust Treehouse (Peshastin)
- 12. Adams Cove (Olympia)
- 13. Yakima River Treehouse and Cabin (Kittitas County)
- 14. Sir Cedric’s Cedar Treehouse (Ferndale)
- 15. A Little Slice of Heaven (Lake Stevens)
- 16. Tiny Tipsy Cabin (Seattle)
- 17. Tree Home Suite (Freeland)
- 18. Bellingham Treehouse (Bellingham)
- 19. Crow’s Nest (Chelan County)
- 20. Tranquil-A-Tree Treehouse (White Salmon)
- 21. Vashon Island Treehouse (Vashon Island)
- 22. Sanctuary Among the Trees (Olympia)
- 23. Pond’s Perch (Concrete)
- 24. The Treehouse at “Granite Falls” (Chelan County)
- 25. Timberstilts (Ronald)
- 26. Brock Ranch Treehouse (Goldendale)
- 27. Stump House by SunRay Shire (Skagit County)
- 28. Bear Creek Treehouse (Sultan)
- 29. Washougal River Treehouse (Washougal)
- 30. The Treeframe Cabin (Index)
1. The Osprey Treehouse (Stevenson)
To sleep in the treetops is a dream come. The Osprey Treehouse, named after the local Osprey (sea hawk) population, is set in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.
20-feet high and built around a 3.5-foot Douglas Fir, Osprey Treehouse sleeps two with a lovely deck (a perfect spot for your morning brew or late afternoon cocktail), kitchenette, and full bathroom.
The cliff views, the walking and hiking trails around the gorge, and the access to quiet beaches and coves along the Columbia River make this treehouse rental magical. You’re not too far from civilization. You’ll hear the Columbia River train whizzing by, and the charming town of Stevenson is nearby to explore.
2. Bellingham Treehouse (Bellingham)
The Bellingham Treehouse is an ideal getaway for its secluded location in the woods, just 15 minutes from Bellingham. This bluebird-hued treehouse is custom-made and suspended between two Douglas Firs and over a waterfall.
Pack a swimsuit. The Bellingham Treehouse has a hot tub on the deck, which gives you 360-views. It’s a beautiful setting to catch impressive sunrises and sunsets where you can connect to nature anytime. There is also an outdoor firepit.
There is a beautiful hike located right around the corner. Head into Fairhaven to eat and shop or into Bellingham to explore the coastal city’s Galbraith Mountain biking area and hiking.
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3. The Squirrel’s Nest Treehouse (Redmond)
The Squirrel’s Nest Treehouse is a woodland escape from city life. 23 miles outside Seattle, this sweet treehouse shares the property with its owners and animals. Squirrel’s Nest is more rustic than other treehouses but worth the visit in the secluded, cozy and cute space.
The treehouse accommodates four guests and has an outhouse without hot water or a shower. Its kitschy squirrel décor makes the environment delightful, with windows accenting the 15-foot treetop.
From porch hammocks to an indoor fireplace perfect for those chilly days, guests find Squirrel’s Nest comfortable for low-key hanging out. This comfy place is ideal for reading, playing board games, watching movies, and spending quality time with nature.
Get in some exploring by walking the various paths under the trees. Snoqualmie Falls is a cool excursion that is close to Squirrel’s Nest. This waterfall drops almost 270 feet on the Snoqualmie River.
4. The Klickitat Treehouse (White Salmon)
The Klickitat Treehouse exudes modern coziness above Mount Adams in the Columbia River Gorge Recreation Area. At 1600-feet elevation, this 20-foot-high Scandinavian-style treehouse sits amid the forest.
Reinforced by Douglas firs, Klickitat Treehouse has terrific amenities and sleeps up to six guests. Seasonal amenities include a propane grill, wood-burning stone, fire pit, and a private outdoor shower.
When you’re not out and about walking the woods, kicking back inside is a breathtaking treat with floor-to-ceiling windows and overhead skylights throughout the treehouse.
You’re close to White Salmon, known for its waterfalls, biking, hiking, and white-water river rafting. The mountain town offers wineries, art galleries, and restaurants.
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5. Treehouse Place at Deer Ridge (Snohomish)
Technically not built within the trees, Treehouse Place resides on the hill at an elevation of 600 feet, where the tops of the trees sway. The house also shares three acres with its owners, but you are guaranteed privacy.
Treehouse Place sleeps three (two adults and a toddler) but appeals to couples. The elevated interior features an inviting claw-foot bathtub next to the stone fireplace, a kitchenette, and a charcoal barbecue.
This sweet hideaway looks out over Mount Pilchuck and is surrounded by stunning nature and trees. The vibrant wildlife on the property encompasses bald eagles, deer, squirrels, chipmunks, and night creatures such as coyotes, raccoons, and owls.
The Centennial recreational trail is just a short drive away (five miles) for those craving an outdoor adventure like walking, hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Ask the Treehouse Place hosts about bike rentals.
6. The Robin’s Nest at Treehouse Junction (Concrete)
The Robin’s Nest is an extraordinary hideaway for either a lovers’ escape or a family trip tucked in the trees., The Robin’s Nest makes its guests feel at home with a continental breakfast and indoor fireplace.
With tree log accents, the tiny rustic house is quaint. One of the bedrooms even has a tree growing right through the room. It’s easy to use the outdoor shower house.
Put marshmallows on your grocery list before heading to Robin’s Nest. Making s’more fireside is fun to roast on the fire pit.
Steps away from forest trails to explore, a pond, and a dock to hang out on, you are also a close drive to Baker Lake, North Cascades National Park, and Rasar State Park.
7. Urban Tree House (Seattle)
Urban Tree House offers a very different type of treehouse experience. Based in Seattle, the Urban Tree House is a contemporary alternative to staying in a hotel. This treehouse gives you the feel of the PNW backwoods yet minutes from the city.
A perfect urban hideaway for two, this charming tree house sits under a woodland of big leaf maple and Western red cedar trees. Autumn is a beautiful time to book Urban Tree House. The main house is also on-site, yet the treehouse area is private to guests. Urban Tree House is actually located in a residential neighborhood.
The amenities are awesome. There is a kitchen, dishwasher, bathroom, shower, and washer and dryer. You are welcome to enjoy using the barbecue and the deck under the awning of trees and greenery. There is also a hot tub.
For guests who desire that staycation feel but not in their own homes, the Urban Tree House is ideal. Downtown life is just minutes away, as well as Lake Washington, Matthews Beach Park, and Green Lake Park.
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8. Treehouse with a View (Mukilteo)
When you arrive in Mukilteo with a complete tourist agenda, Treehouse with a View is an incredible place to come home to at the end of a jam-packed day. The views of Puget Sound and Whidbey Island are unbeatable as you relax into the night and first thing in the morning.
Perfect for 2, this quiet bungalow is tucked 17 feet high in the heart of nature with access to the beach and water below. You will have private access to the entire treehouse, and the private bathroom happens to be attached to the owner’s home.
Mukilteo is a worthwhile vacation to see Washington State’s famous Puget Sound, ferry to Whidbey Island, explore the Boeing Museum, and hike the Japanese Gulch. This treehouse is an incredible place to come home to at the end of a busy day. You’ll feel like the trees are tucking you in.
9. Emerald Forest Treehouse (Redmond)
Known as one of the most luxurious treehouses, The Emerald Forest Treehouse is quite extraordinary. Designed and built by Pete Nelson, star and builder of the TV show “Treehouse Masters” (Roku TV). the Emerald Forest Treehouse is popular for weddings and events.
Constructed within a lush 30-acre forest 25 minutes from Seattle, this treehouse sits 40 feet above the private woodlands. Its unique layout makes it comfortable for four guests.
Emerald Forest includes a hot tub, a private outdoor shower, and a viewing deck where you can see the nature reserve pond. Look for frogs, blue herons, and beavers.
One of the creative accommodations this treehouse offers is the complimentary breakfast delivered to guests by zipline. Explore the treetops by walking the suspension bridge off the house. And you are welcome to walk the forest and trail to the beaver dam.
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10. The Eagle’s Perch (Rockport)
While very rustic, The Eagle’s Perch offers a glamping getaway. The tiny cedar treehouse sleeps up to seven. In true camping style, bedding, running water, and electricity are not provided at this treehouse. But, wow, the windows on each side of the octagonal treehouse give you quite the views.
Lights powered by a battery allow you to see the treehouse door and any steps. A campfire pit for cooking and an outhouse is available with a composting toilet and sink. Guests can also pay to utilize showers at Howard Miller Steelhead Park.
There is a lot to explore from The Eagle’s Perch. You are staying at the base of Sauk Mountain and right along North Cascades National Park, where there are miles of nature to check out. Gay Creek, Skagit River Bank, eagles, sunsets, the evening’s sky, and stars.
11. Hansel Creek Gust Treehouse (Peshastin)
Whatever time of year, Hansel Creek Gust Treehouse has a vintage ambiance in a timber-frame build. Built by the treehouse owner, it has an excellent atmosphere to stay in when two to four visitors want to unplug.
Set upon 150 acres outside the town of Leavenworth, PNW nature is all around you. Wake up with the woodsy view and sleep to the babble of Hansel Creek.
Hansel Creek Treehouse is fun to stay at because you get a unique adventure each season. You can snowshoe the property in winter and ski locally at Steven’s Pass or Mission Ridge. During fall, it’s the perfect spot for leaf peeping, and in summer, mountain biking and hiking on the Alpine Lakes Wilderness trail is amazing.
Hansel Creek Treehouse is private and heated; however, there are two other houses on the property. Camping veterans don’t mind sharing the communal wooden outhouse.
12. Adams Cove (Olympia)
Adams Cove Treehouse gives you peaceful bird’s eye views of the lush PNW. Built within a grove of Douglas Firs on a quiet 10 acres, this cozy two-level home is made from the property’s lumber and milled locally.
Walk out the treehouse front door to find the woodsy trail towards the lake. Enjoy the water’s edges, use the paddle boats, and fish.
Adams Cove is very close to the Chehalis Trail for biking and walking. A day trip to Mt. Rainier National Park or Olympic National Park is worthwhile. And many guests venture into Olympia for a day of museums, restaurants, and breweries.
13. Yakima River Treehouse and Cabin (Kittitas County)
This heavenly escape is located on 20 acres at the banks of the Yakima River. It’s a main cabin and treehouse deal. Yakima River guests who book get both the main house and a treehouse.
The treehouse loft sleeps two. With high vaulted ceilings and a view of the beautiful outdoors, the treehouse bedroom is the most magical room on the property.
The main house and treehouse together sleep 8. It’s a unique situation for a family or a group of friends. The setup allows you to cook in the kitchen or grill on the barbecue for a group. Relax in the living area and take a short walk to the river.
Yakima River is known for its fun recreational water activities, including Blue Ribbon Fly Fishing, kayaking, inner tubing, and boating. The Yakima River hosts provide drift boat access for guests to use at their leisure. You’ll also see deer roaming around.
14. Sir Cedric’s Cedar Treehouse (Ferndale)
Sir Cedric’s Cedar Treehouse is whimsically named for the Western Red Cedar, the centerpiece of this unique retreat. It’s no surprise to guests when they smell the natural aroma of this four foot wide cedar tree.
A tranquil place for two, Sir Cedric is immersed in the Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Guests have essentials in the treehouse, including a kitchen and outhouse (with a composting toilet). Once settled in, appreciate the views from the deck or below from the firepit. Both spaces are perfect for a morning cup of java or toasting marshmallows.
Some say the Sir Cedric Cedar Treehouse is magical. You’ll feel at home with the cozy décor, the host’s clever hospitality of breakfast delivery, and the year-round outdoor shower. Families of deer live in the area, which you will see frequently.
15. A Little Slice of Heaven (Lake Stevens)
No doubt that this treehouse above Lake Stevens is A Little Slice of Heaven. Its masterful architecture and craftsmanship make this stunning treehouse special, with its 100-year-old cedar trees living inside.
It has a rustic charm with amenities to feel welcome, including a kitchen, a bathroom with a toilet, a rain shower and sink, a washer and dryer, and a lovely loft bedroom perfect a couple. The spacious balcony allows guests to chill out, watch a sunset and appreciate the views and the various scenery each season provides.
Walk across the way to Lake Stevens for a day on the beach or a swim. The house provides fishing poles, kayaks, life jackets, and water toys. You never have to leave the lake. Some guests have taken the kayaks across the lake to pick up groceries.
16. Tiny Tipsy Cabin (Seattle)
The Tiny Tipsy Cabin is the ideal place to decompress. Although minutes from Downtown Seattle, your stay at this cabin treehouse is pure serenity. Skip the hotel and book this hidden gem of Seattle.
This 80-year-old small retreat, built with a tipsy lean, is above ground. Climb a couple of steep staircases to enter the treehouse. It’s in a verdant forest that provides a rich haven to bird species, including peregrine falcons and eagles.
The space is just right for two to four guests. The cabin has a kitchenette, a bathroom with a claw foot tub and shower. The little treehouse has scenic views of the Space Needle and Seattle skyline. You are steps away from Alki Beach and a quick walk to the water taxi, which takes you downtown.
17. Tree Home Suite (Freeland)
For a one-of-a-kind Whidbey Island experience, spend a few nights in a tree house getaway. Wake up in this Tree Home Suite, where you’ll be encircled by the abounding woods and canopy of trees such as fir, cedar, fern, alders, maple, and hemlock.
To reach the small octagonal tree cabin, you will climb a 13-foot-high staircase to enter. You’ll quickly notice the gigantic cedar tree passing straight through the living area of the treehouse. The 360-degree views are breathtaking, with a skylight giving you the space and time to stargaze.
Up to four guests will be comfortable with a kitchenette, shower house with toilet, a convenient porta-potty on the deck, and a fire pit. Breakfast is delivered to the mailbox each morning.
There is wildlife living close by. Keep your eyes open to witness owls, eagles, and deer. There are beaches to explore off property about half a mile away.
18. Bellingham Treehouse (Bellingham)
The Lummi Bay waterfront paradise is a relaxing and wonderful retreat. You’ll never miss a sunset when you stay at this treetop apartment.
The quiet space sleeps up to four people. There is a gourmet kitchen, steam/rain shower, and a comfortable living area and bedroom. The treehouse is located right at the bay where you can kayak. There are pathways near for hiking and biking.
Take in the beautiful vistas of Lummi Bay and the San Juan Islands. And when you’re ready to step away from the treehouse, it’s always lovely to explore Lummi Island by ferry.
Take the bus to Downtown Bellingham where you can check out the vibrant art community and farmers market.
19. Crow’s Nest (Chelan County)
Crow’s Nest’s unique layout will provide a really cool treehouse experience. Enveloped in the heavily populated tree groves, Crow’s Nest does give guests that bird’s eye perspective.
The four-level treehouse keeps you on your toes with the interesting staircase configurations. It’s a fun place for a family of up to four. Take your morning tea or coffee from the balcony while the trees sway around you.
While trekking the forest floor, look for blue jays and wild turkeys, and head towards the lake. Here are a few hiking/snowshoeing trails, including Hidden Lake Trail and Dirty Face Trailhead.
20. Tranquil-A-Tree Treehouse (White Salmon)
The White Salmon Tranquil-A-Tree treehouse is an idyllic hideaway. Built within a grove of 100 years old Douglas fir trees, Tranquil-A-Tree is located in White Salmon at the foothills of Mt. Adams. When the wind blows, you will feel the trees swing.
Tranquil-A-Tree can host up to four guests. Oohs and aahs for its vintage cabin style, including the handmade log bed. It’s a charming house that makes you feel warm and snug above the forest. Take a private soak in the hot tub where forest bathing is real life.
Spend some time discovering the outdoors at White Salmon River, Klickitat Rivers, Columbia River Gorge, Hood River, and The Dalles. All of these natural wonders are close by. Water rafting, Hiking, biking, and canoeing are just a few exciting things to do.
21. Vashon Island Treehouse (Vashon Island)
With views of Puget Sound, the beachfront Vashon Island Treehouse is a beautiful place for a PNW island vacation. The quaint treehouse has plenty of spaces to curl up and read a book or nap in the forest.
A lofted bedroom and dorm-style bedroom sleep up to six guests. Complete with a kitchen and bathroom, the Beachfront Treehouse is a relaxing setting. The outdoor firepit is a great hanging-out area. The hosts provide logs, too.
Follow the path to the beach and water, where it’s fun to canoe, swim and search for crabs. The dock is an ideal spot to catch the sunset. Island residents consist of Bald eagles and Great Blue Herons.
22. Sanctuary Among the Trees (Olympia)
Built around a cedar tree, you couldn’t get much closer to living among the forest at this treehouse. Incredibly cozy, the treehouse is perfect for one or two visitors.
Tucked among hundred-year-old trees in the Columbia River Gorge, the area encourages walking and exploring this beautiful scenic area. Look for seating set up next throughout the property where you are invited to daydream next to the Douglas firs.
Fun sightseeing includes the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge, restaurants and shopping in Hawks Prairie, and perusing the boardwalks over Puget Sound.
Although the host lives on the property, the treehouse is set apart from the main house. With the mission of creating a natural environment, the treehouse offers an indoor and outdoor kitchen/barbecue, a private fire pit, and a shower house shared with nearby overnight campers.
23. Pond’s Perch (Concrete)
When you are greeted by the fairytale wooden bridge lit up by twinkling lights and the tranquil sounds of a waterfall, you already know Pond’s Perch will be a magical stay.
Built 17 feet high into the forest foothills of Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest and the Northern Cascades National Park, Pond’s Perch sits above a peaceful pond and tucked away from the city lights. Nightfall brings out the sweet songs of the pond frogs.
Pond’s Perch is a sensational setup for two guests, but four people can be accommodated. A kitchenette, toilet room, and fireplace make the indoor space feel comfortable. It’s a brief walk to the indoor shower building or the “Bird Bath.”
The campfire area is convenient for a cookout and making s’mores. The access to Baker Lake is ideal for boat launching, kayaking, and swimming. You are close to the acres and acres of Washington State land where you can hike and bike.
24. The Treehouse at “Granite Falls” (Chelan County)
The Treehouse at Granite Falls is where you can witness both a sunrise and a moonrise. Enough said. This cozy little treehouse has so much to offer with incredible views.
Available for two to four people, the A-frame treehouse is partly built into the canyon and on stilts 20 feet above the ground. With amazing views of Lake Chelan, the décor is obviously lakeside cottagecore with a small kitchen and outdoor grill.
The treehouse is respite enough, but if you must stretch your legs, take the short walk to the beach. It’s a great swimming beach shared with the community. You can head back to the treehouse deck to see the water and watch the boats go by.
If you are interested in leaving this treehouse nest, visit one of several wineries in Chelan, drop the kids (or adults) off at the Slidewaters waterpark, and take a walk/hike in the Cascade Range.
25. Timberstilts (Ronald)
An excellent place to disconnect from the world, Timberstilts is a private cedar treehouse in the beautiful woods near Lake Cle Elum. In this contemporary-style treehouse, six guests can stay comfortably.
The spacious floor plan offers a kitchen, a luxurious bathroom, a fireplace suspended from the ceiling, a relaxed living area, and a fire pit with Adirondack chairs to easily roast marshmallows. The hot tub on the wraparound deck in the PNW wilderness is one of the favorite details about Timberstilts.
Timberstilts is a fantastic summer getaway for anyone who wants the lake and beach. Escape here during fall and winter, too. A snowfall welcomes sledding, snowshoeing, and even snowmobiling. Mount Tail View Resort for skiing is close by.
26. Brock Ranch Treehouse (Goldendale)
Built by the owner, the Brock Ranch Treehouse is immaculately crafted upon 20 acres of PNW wilderness. Guests stay in the treehouse at 18 feet high. The owner lives in the main house right below, but guests are guaranteed complete solitude and peace.
Views of Mt. Hood are spectacular, especially in the morning while having a coffee on the balcony. The porch swing is one of the more coveted spots at Brock Ranch Treehouse. Take a walk in the forest below; just look out for wildlife animals such as elk, deer, wild turkey, bears, and even cougars.
Two beds are available for up to three guests. A few of the conveniences include a small kitchen, an outdoor barbecue with pretty outdoor lighting, and a shared toilet (located on the deck).
27. Stump House by SunRay Shire (Skagit County)
While not precisely a high-up-in-the-sky treehouse, the Stump House is technically a treehouse built on a giant fir tree stump. The Stump House is a peaceful sanctuary set within nine acres among whimsical guest cabins and community rooms.
The Stump House rings earthy campy style overlooking a trout pond. It’s effortless to connect with nature when you have incredible Cultus Mountain views, trails adorned with cedars and firs, nearby waterfalls, and a swimming hole.
Check out the property’s gardens, bee hives, and apple orchards during your stay. Stump House is a unique hideaway for two with electricity, a comfy bed, a lovely tea station, and wood-fired heat for the colder months.
The glamping experience is enhanced with a group outdoor kitchen, community shower and bath house, and even a treehouse/playhouse. The 15-minute drive into Sedro Woolley is a delightful venture when you require civilization.
28. Bear Creek Treehouse (Sultan)
When you need to drown out the city noise, a few days at Bear Creek Treehouse will replenish you. The treehouse, which accommodates up to four visitors, is nestled in a grove of hemlock trees above Bear Creek.
Take quiet moments on the 20-foot deck, listen to the creek’s ripples, and breathe in the fresh air. And when you reach the forest floor, be sure to look up at the trees! There are hiking trails for more exploring. You’ll find Wallace Falls and a wading pool, too.
In addition to the fully furnished kitchen and bathroom, Bear Creek Treehouse also offers a barrel sauna option ($75 per person) with an impressive panoramic view of The Cascades.
29. Washougal River Treehouse (Washougal)
The Washougal River’s river treehouse is a treasure for folks seeking a different kind of river experience.
Two guests will share this private treehouse (the guest bathroom is in the main house) with a lovely balcony for morning gazes, napping, and sunsets on the river. You’ll also find a hammock below the treehouse as you listen to the river’s symphony.
Decorated with vintage fishing tackles, the Washougal River Treehouse has access to the river, where you can relax on a float and wade in the swimming hole. The river is spectacular as geese glide by and eagles hunt fish.
You are close to Dougan Falls and the town of Camas to explore the Lacamas Heritage Trail, kayak on Lacamas Lake, and go out to eat. Portland is also a quick drive away.
30. The Treeframe Cabin (Index)
The spell-bounding views from the bottom of The Gunn Peaks and Mt. Baring are one of the many blissful reasons to stay at The Treeframe Cabin-Treehouse.
13 feet from the forest floor and flanked by stunning evergreens, this plush and modern treehouse welcome up to three guests. The house is decked out with skylights including in the main lofted bedroom, where indoor tree bathing is appreciated.
The hot tub is a bonus, perfect for soaking any time. And the hosts donate guest proceeds to various organizations, including The Sierra Club.
Tour the area, including North Fork Skykomish River, where the treehouse is located. There is a rugged trail that will take you to the river bed. For a broader sense of the landscape, head over to Index, where there are waterfalls, hiking trails, and rock climbing.