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Boulder River Trail

Western Washington, hiking, climbing, Best of the NW year-round trails.   Boulder River Trail Darrington National Forest HWY 530   Minimal Elevation gain through old growth forest to a serene waterfalls makes the Boulder River Trail a popular family-friendly hike year round. West of Darrington the Boulder River Trail meanders above the Boulder River through […]

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Wallace Falls

Western Washington, hiking, climbing, Best of the NW year-round trails. Wallace Falls State Park Stevens Pass Corridor Highway 2   Visible from Goldbar on Highway 2 Wallace Falls State Park is well equipped for day hiking adventures for the whole family. Find heated bathrooms with running water at the trailhead where there is also a […]

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Rainy Pass Hikes – Rainy Lake & Lake Anne

Western Washington, hiking, climbing, Best of the NW year-round trails. North Cascades, Rainy Pass A great introduction to the classic Rainy Pass trails.  Lake Anne sits plum center of the classic Maple Pass Loop adjacent to the ultra popular Rainy Lake.  Hike this out and back or link up with the other area trails for […]

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Barclay Lake

Western Washington, hiking, climbing, Best of the NW year-round trails. A short tree covered stream side hike to Barclay lake is a perfect diversion for little legs with a refreshing dip under the massive Mount Baring as the reward. From the small turnaround parking lot (make sure to leave your NW Forest Pass in the […]

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Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

Play & Learn   Almost as convenient as a rest stop right off I5. The Nisqually National Wildife Refuge is a spectacular setting for bird and wildlife viewing. Boardwalk paths lead through forested areas and grasslands, where river and streams mix with salty seawater to provide a wide range of habitats for wildlife. Take the […]

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Hood Canal and Theler Wetlands Kitsap Pennisula

Explore ecosystems of Saltwater and Freshwater marshes with the help of the Education center and interpretive trails at the Theler Wetlands. Play & Learn. Park at the community center, check for year round activities happening here. Donations for trails and programs can be made at the trial head. Start down the Rock Wall Trail to […]

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