A trail center above which tower the peaks of the Green Mountains and Mount Pilchuck. East of Robe the country becomes increasingly rough and wild, while far below the road the Stillaguamish River dashes between walls of green-black basalt. Trees cling to the precipitous mountain flanks.
Once a lumber and shingle manufacturing center, and was named for T. K. Robe, its pioneer settler. A post office operated from March 20, 1894 to March 31, 1954.
Robe Canyon Historic Trail extends along the Stillaguamish River. Hike the mile-long trail from the road to the river for a breathtaking view of Robe Canyon. Only minutes from the town of Granite Falls, Robe Canyon has the look and feel of somewhere much more remote. The trail is challenging and portions are inaccessible during the rainy season.