How are you enjoying Take a Hike Day, today? Look below for our round-up of hikes worthy of getting outdoors to celebrate.
Bob Bammert Grove, Capitol State Forest, near Olympia
The Bob Bammert Trail is a hiker-only trail in Capitol State Forest. Enjoy this two-mile trail through hills of mature trees and the sounds of a nearby creek.
Lily Lake, Blanchard Forest, near Bellingham
This trail ascends the Chuckanut Mountains for views of the Bellingham Channel and Mount Baker. Enjoy backcountry camping at one of the lake’s secluded campsites.
Murdock Beach, Olympic Peninsula, near Port Angeles
This short trail provides beach access and expansive views of Vancouver Island.
Grouse Vista, Yacolt Burn State Forest, near Vancouver
With views of Yacolt Burn State Forest, this 2.2-mile trail ascends into the Gifford Pinchot National Forest by Pyramid Rock.
Disappointment Trailhead, Loomis Natural Resources Conservation Area, near Loomis
Don’t let the name discourage you. Located in the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountain Range, this trail provides views of Disappointment Peak and Showshoe Mountain.
Buck Creek Trailhead, near Trout Lake
This 18-mile loop trail twists around Nestor Peak and along Buck Creek.
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