Celebrate National Running Day with DNR

Looking for your next favorite running route? Lace up your shoes and try out these popular running trails on DNR-managed land:

Trail runners begin running at the Rock Candy Trailhead. Photo/ DNR.
Trail runners begin running at the Rock Candy Trailhead. Photo/ DNR.

Foothills Trail, near Port Angeles
Just below Hurricane Ridge and 5 miles south of Port Angeles, the 6.5-mile Foothills Trail is open to hikers, horseback riders, mountain bikers, and motorcycles.

Capitol Peak, Capitol State Forest, near Olympia
Located at 2,559 feet, Capitol Peak offers views of the Cascade Range, Olympic Mountains, and Puget Sound inlets.

Tarbell Trail, Yacolt Burn State Forest, near Camas
Trail runners frequent this 35-mile trail system, open to hikers, mountain bikers, and horseback riders. Part of the trail has been in existence for more than 100 years.

Trail runners enjoy the Grey Rock Trail in the Ahtanum State Forest. Photo/ DNR.
Trail runners enjoy the Grey Rock Trail in the Ahtanum State Forest. Photo/ DNR.

Oyster Dome, Blanchard Forest, near Bellingham
The Oyster Dome Trail, open to hikers, provides access to the Chuckanut Mountains and Blanchard Forest. A steep climb will provide breathaking views of Samish Bay and the islands.

Visit our recreation guide to find other DNR-managed recreation opportunities near you.

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