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Hamlin Park Trails

Play & Learn Popular for dog walking, jogging, and mountain biking Shoreline’s Hamlin Park offers an interesting trail system accessible year-round. The oldest park in Shoreline is abundant with woody natural areas interspersed between ball fields, playgrounds and school grounds. Trails through large second-growth trees range from the kid friendly paved bike loop that wraps […]

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Poo Poo Point Chirico Trail

Endure the shoulder season… It can be difficult to stay motivated, as the days grow darker, wetter and colder. The crisp clear fall days have made way to the dreaded sopping slog shoulder season.  Rain in the low-lands hoping the snow is accumulating in the mountains. The wait will soon be over, what to do […]

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Mother Mountain Loop

Run Spray Park Loop, Mount Rainier National Park Climbing forested paths along Spray Falls make way to wildflower filled alpine meadows and views across the north-eastern face of Mount Rainier in this adventuresome loop. Park along the road and descend from the Mowich Lake Campground. Begin climbing through dense forest until arriving to a viewpoint […]

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Backpack Dosewallips

The floods of 2006 took out sections of road to the formerly car accessible backpacking hub from the Eastern side of the Olympic Mountains. The Dosewallips camp is now a 5 mile road grade hike along the Dosewallips River. The former road “trail” has an initial steep switchback rise to bypass the first large road […]

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Rosario Head to Cranberry Lake via Deception Pass

Experience the Seaside splendor on this Deception Pass trail linkup With jaw-dropping views around nearly every corner, this spectacular seaside route travels across tide pools, beaches, bridges and bluffs. Shuttle a car for a one-way 10k or 20k out and back. From the Rosario Head parking lot head southwest to the now marked tide pool […]

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Ski To Sea: Washington’s premiere mountain to sea relay race

The annual race is a memorial weekend tradition since its inception in 1973. 448 eight member teams descend 4,300 feet from mount baker to Bellingham bay in the Salish Sea. Seven disciplines cover the 93.5 miles. Article in Bellingham Herald Blog The event begins early in the morning with a 400+ cross-country ski mass start. […]

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