A straightforward, short and steep hike that offers beautiful views of volcanoes and wildflowers, the Umtanum Ridge Crest Trail is worth a sweaty slog through...
Where to stretch your legs and explore the outdoors in the Pacific Northwest, from Poo Poo Point to the Pacific Crest Trail.
A day hike to the Columbia Basin is a perfect escape from Western Washington’s fickle spring weather.
A Hike and a Happy Hour: Walk the beach to Dungeness lighthouse, then stop for cider on the way home
Dungeness Spit hike offers dramatic views of water and mountains, and Chimacum’s bucolic Finnriver Cidery is a perfect spot to wind down.
A close-to-home cruiser of a hike winds through a moist forest and leads to relics of the past.
Skagit River Bald Eagle Interpretive Center offers many opportunities to learn about and see the eagles, which have migrated to feast on salmon. Also: Where...
Air out cobwebs and shed December pounds at these Western Washington water sites.
Embrace the rain and enjoy uncrowded time in the forest.
Washington’s high lakes offer fresh scenery, and you might be the only angler on the water.
Improvements include new switchbacks on a formerly steeper and slippery stretch of trail overlooking Samish Bay and the San Juans.
Private grants of more than $2 million will establish new trail teams in Mount Rainier and Olympic national parks.
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