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

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    43.4 miles
    Duration
    3-4 hours
  2. This 9-mile hike features a lot of elevation gain and some stellar scenery with lots of diversity.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    70.9 miles
    Duration
    5-6 hours
  3. Views of precipitous slopes, deep jungled forests, and a cascading river delight both novice and experienced hiker alike along the North Skokomish River Trail. With a variety of options for either day hikes or long backpacking excursions there is something to be found for everyone seeking to explore the Olympics all with the convenience of being only a few hours drive from Seattle.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    47.0 miles
    Duration
  4. Touted as Washington State's official waterfall, this 198-foot fall is easily one of the most scenic and dramatic waterfalls in the country.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    202.3 miles
    Duration
    Exploring the canyon beyond the parking lot level trails will take some time that you most certainly will want to spend.
  5. Each season brings something different to this great year-round trail. Lose yourself in old-growth Pacific Northwest forest and scenic waterfalls.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    50.6 miles
    Duration
    3-4 hours
  6. A tranquil alpine lake coupled with a densely green old growth forest, Lena Lake is an appealing hike for those looking for a splendid swimming hole or a chance to camp and trek further into the surrounding Olympic valleys.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    38.3 miles
    Duration
    Most of your time on the trail will be spent on the switchbacks making elevation from the trailhead. Be sure to set aside a couple hours to enjoy Lena Lake, and on a sizzling day a dip in the lake is a sublime experience.
  7. This hike offers views of hang gliders, Issaquah Valley, Lake Sammamish, Bellvue, and on clear days, Mt. Baker.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    16.0 miles
    Duration
    3-4 hours
  8. Breathtaking views, staggering heights, and awesome panoramic views are waiting for you on the little known High Rock Lookout Trail, just a few miles outside of Mount Rainier National Park.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    67.9 miles
    Duration
    1-2 hours
  9. The Iron Goat Trail follows an abandoned Great Northern Railway grade nine miles through lush ferns and forest.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    54.9 miles
    Duration
    2-4 hours, depending on how far you go
  10. Twin Falls Trail is a 3 mile hike surrounded by an ancient rainforest and 150-foot waterfalls.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    31.4 miles
    Duration
    1-2 hours
  11. Mount Si offers the most popular hiking in Washington. Here you can enjoy sweeping views of the Puget Sound Basin and Snoqualmie Valley.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    29.3 miles
    Duration
    4-5 hours
  12. Hiking or backpacking to Camp Muir in Mt. Rainier National Park is a trek that you will never forget, full of amazing scenery, challenging trails, and plenty of bragging rights.

    Difficulty
    5 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    62.6 miles
    Duration
    4-6 hours
  13. The hike to the Big Four Ice Caves is an easy, family-friendly, 2.2 mile round trip that leads through some interesting and scenic terrain before reaching the unique, hollowed out snow structures for which this destination is named.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    49.6 miles
    Duration
    1-2 hours
  14. Mt. Pilchuck is a very popular hiking destination on the western edge of the Cascades, featuring a 5.4-mile out-and-back trail, which leads to an extremely scenic summit.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    40.1 miles
    Duration
    3-4 hours
  15. The power and majesty on show at Wallace Falls State Park elicits feelings of wonder and awe for anyone lucky enough to visit.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    35.2 miles
    Duration
    2-3 hours
  16. The Lake Twenty-Two Trail is a 5.4-mile round trip hike that offers multiple terrains including old growth forest, mountain rainforest, and wetlands with a rewarding view at the end.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    42.5 miles
    Duration
    3-3.5 hours
  17. The 8-mile roundtrip hike to the summit of Mount Townsend is a local favorite for Seattle residents, loaded with stellar panoramic views of the city, Puget Sound, and surrounding peaks.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    37.2 miles
    Duration
    4-6 hours
  18. Easily one of the most amazing hikes in the Olympic Mountain Range. An absolute must do!

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    36.5 miles
    Duration
    5-7 hours
  19. Lake Serene is nestled at the top of a 2000 ft. climb up Mt. Index. Reward yourself with a refreshing swim after the hike.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    38.0 miles
    Duration
    4-5 hours
  20. The trail to the summit of Mt. Ellinor is a 6.2-mile round trip with lots of elevation gain. It's challenging but well worth it.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    42.6 miles
    Duration
    3.5 - 5 hours
  21. At 11 miles long and with pristine alpine lakes for a backdrop, this trail makes for a great day hike or overnighter.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    41.7 miles
    Duration
    7-8.5 hours
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