Thank you to all our loving Washington moms! We invite you to rejuvenate on your special day with the energy that comes from a hike, ORV ride, mountain bike ride, horseback trail ride, kayak trip or other outdoor adventure. DNR manages diverse landscapes for recreation access and we can’t think of a better way to indulge yourself than getting out to enjoy them.
Hear are some of our top picks for moms this Mother’s Day.
The Mima Falls Trail in the Capitol State Forest offers views of cascading falls. Photo: DNR.
Mima Falls, Capitol State Forest, near Olympia
Mima Falls is a loop trail in the Capitol State Forest perfect for hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders. A picnic table near the picturesque falls makes for a perfect stop mid-hike.
Samish Overlook, Blanchard Forest, near Bellingham
With access to the Blanchard Forest, Samish Overlook offers views of the San Juan Islands. Watch as hang gliders and para gliders take off and soar over Skagit Valley.
Sheep Creek Campground, Northeast Region, near Northport
This campground is surrounded by miles of forestland and offers primitive campsites near a rolling creek.
Jones Creek ORV Trailhead, in the Yacolt Burn State Forest, offers premier ORV trail-riding opportunities. Photo: DNR.
Jones Creek ORV Trailhead, Yacolt Burn State Forest, near Camas
Looking for a premier ORV desintation? Jones Creek Trailhead offers access to ATV, motorcycle and 4×4 trails in the Yacolt Burn State Forest.
Teanaway Campground, Teanaway Community Forest, near Cle Elum
Want a getaway? Head to the the Teanaway Campground, one of three campgrounds in the Teanaway Community Forest.
Murdock Beach, Olympic Region, near Port Angeles
Just a short drive from Port Angeles, this rocky beach provides views of Vancouver Island.
Have another site in mind? Check whether it’s open or closed before making the drive. Remember to bring a Discover Pass, your ticket to Washington’s Great Outdoors.
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