National Park Pride: Explore America's Parks
With 58 National Parks in the United States, there's something to love for everyone. Now is your time to get out and visit a National Park.
Brenna Nickels and Chase Blood. Wonderland trail. Mt Rainier National Park, Washington | kevinruss
Wonderland trail. Mt Rainier National Park, Washington | Kevin Russ
15 Hike and Brewery Combinations Around Seattle
Seattle is an all-around amazing city, but it does two things particularly well - hikes and breweries. We have some of the most beautiful hikes around the state that end with stunning views of the mountains, lakes, and waterfalls around the Pacific Northwest. Washington also has some of the best breweries ever (I'm just slightly biased). What doesn't complete a tough day of hiking better than a cold pint after? I know I'm always looking for a new brewery to visit after hiking with friends…
Hike the Westeros of Washington
Game of Thrones may not have actually been filmed in Washington — but that doesn't mean you can't walk through the ecological diversity of the Seven Kingdoms right here in Washington.
What to do in Washington’s national parks, from hikes, to drives, to multi-day adventures
For today's National Park Service’s centennial, here are ideas for anyone to enjoy Mount Rainier, Olympic and North Cascades national parks.
13 Winter Backpacking Destinations
Winter may seem like a time to hang up your backpack and retire your tent for the season but there are still plenty of opportunities to spent a night outside even when the temperatures are low.
Washington Trails Association
A short hike, a trail run or an off-season camping trip can be a great way to escape from the holiday pressures or crowds and create new traditions among your family and friends. And you don't need to tromp through snowdrifts to find fresh air and explore Washington's waterfalls, rivers, desert bluffs or mossy forests.
Beat the winter blues on these lowland hikes not far from Seattle
Usually snow-free, these Western Washington trails can have special appeal in the offseason. And when others have hung up their boots for the winter, there’s a good chance you’ll find solitude, even on popular trails.
A Hike and a Happy Hour: Trek to Ancient Lakes, trot to Iron Horse Brewery
A day hike to the Columbia Basin is a perfect escape from Western Washington’s fickle spring weather.