Samantha Larson

Seattle, Jackson Hole

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  1. Exploring the Methow Valley in Winter: A Weekend Getaway Guide

    Seattle

    The charming towns of Winthrop, Twisp, and Mazama provide the perfect bases for an adventure-centric visit to the Methow Valley in winter.

  2. 9 Perfect Places to Snowshoe Near Seattle this Winter

    Seattle

    A snowy hike is the perfect fix when winter makes you feel stir-crazy. Here, our picks for perfect places to snowshoe near Seattle.

  3. Dreaming of Summer: Washington Backcountry Permits to Get Now

    Seattle

    Summer isn't that far off: It's time to put in your bid for Washington backcountry permits for some of the state's most popular hikes.

  4. Ira Spring Trail

    Seattle

    This beautiful trail, named after wilderness conservationist, Ira Spring, is steep and steady with a 2,000 ft. elevation gain.

  5. Seattle-Area Skiing: A Handy Guide for the 2015-2016 Season

    Seattle

    Seattle-area skiing is some of the country's best, and now is prime time to go. Here, a handy guide for the 2015-2016 season.

  6. Sammamish River

    Seattle

    This peaceful 13-mile paddle is great for beginners and families looking for a relaxing day on some calm, slow moving water.

  7. Iron Goat Trail

    Seattle

    The Iron Goat Trail follows an abandoned Great Northern Railway grade nine miles through lush ferns and forest.

  8. Poo Poo Point

    Seattle

    This hike offers views of hang gliders, Issaquah Valley, Lake Sammamish, Bellvue, and on clear days, Mt. Baker.

  9. Mount Rainier National Park in Winter: Adventures To Enjoy Now

    Seattle

    Mount Rainier National Park in winter is an especially magical place. From snowshoeing to skiing to sledding, here's how to enjoy it.

  10. Olallie State Park - Hiking

    Seattle

    Twin Falls Trail is a 3 mile hike surrounded by an ancient rainforest and 150-foot waterfalls.

  11. Middle Fork

    Seattle

    Just 33 miles from downtown, this is a great year-round trail offering prime trail running, hiking, and fishing opportunities.

  12. Redmond Watershed Preserve

    Seattle

    Great for beginner trail runners, the Redmond Watershed Preserve features over seven miles of easy to moderate trails through lush forests and ferns.

  13. Rattlesnake Ledge

    Seattle

    Rattlesnake Ledge is an out and back trail, with a moderate slope and panoramic mountain views from the top.

  14. Washington Park Arboretum

    Seattle

    Washington Park Arboretum occupies 230 acres on Lake Washington and is known for it's diverse and abundant wildlife.

  15. Lake Union

    Seattle

    Lake Union is populated with sea planes, sail boats, speed boats, stand up paddle boards, and all sorts of interesting sights. This mixture makes for a fun day of paddling.

  16. Hiram M. Chittenden Locks - Ballard Locks

    Seattle

    Boats up to 750 feet in length and as small as a kayak are allowed to pass through these impressive locks.

  17. Green Lake Paddling

    Seattle

    Just five minutes from downtown, and part of Green Lake Park, this lake is 239 acres of freshwater surrounded by a 2.8 mile path.

  18. Woodland Park

    Seattle

    This popular park is great for running and strolling.

  19. Seward Park

    Seattle

    This 300-acre park offers a short, easy, and accessible loop trail that takes you through old-growth forests, along beaches, and past eagle nesting grounds.

  20. Discovery Park

    Seattle

    Just 15 minutes from downtown, you'll find over 9 miles of footpaths, 2 miles of beach trails and an ancient lighthouse.

  21. Ravenna Park

    Seattle

    Ravenna Park is conveniently located in the University District, and it offers joggers and walkers about 5 miles of quiet trails.

  22. Waterfront

    Seattle

    The Waterfront provides a convenient urban road run along the water's edge with some of Seattle's finest views.

  23. I-90 Trail

    Seattle

    The bike lane on I-90 has a barrier and it's a floating bridge with great views of Lake Washington.

  24. Bainbridge Island

    Seattle

    Bainbridge Island has a 35 mile loop. Prepare for a lot of hills and 2700 ft. elevation change.

  25. Sammamish River Trail

    Seattle

    The Sammamish River Trail is a relatively flat paved trail that runs 10.9 miles through some really pretty Washington countryside.