Ultimate Guide To Naches Peak Loop Trail in Washington, 2022

If you are looking for one of the best hikes in Mount Rainier National Park, the Naches Peak Loop Trail is short, family-friendly, and moderate in difficulty. In distance, the round-trip is 3.5 miles with an elevation gain of 500 feet. With outstanding views of Mount Rainier the whole hike, this adventure is sure to … Read more

Ultimate Guide To Glacier Basin Trail in Washington For 2022

The Glacier Basin Trail is described as family-friendly, and if traversed in the summer months, hikers will be rewarded with many opportunities to view wildlife living in this area. Mountain goats, chipmunks, pikas, and the occasional bear have been sighted along the trail. Hikers report finding rusted mining tools along this once busy mining road. … Read more

Ultimate Guide To Diablo Lake Trail in Washington For 2022

The intense color is due to the surrounding glaciers which grind rocks into a fine powder which is then carried via creeks to the lake. That fine powder, known as glacier flour, is suspended in the water, giving the lake its unique color. About The Diablo Lake Trail: Fast Facts Location: Ross Lake National Recreation … Read more

Ultimate Guide To Cascade Pass Trail in Washington For 2022

Before you even find the trailhead, the amazing views begin. Cascade River Road runs along with massive old-growth forests on your way to the circular parking lot with the towering presence of Johannesburg Mountain looming at over 4,000 feet overhead. About The Cascade Pass Trail: Fast Facts Location: North Cascades National Parkk Length: 6.52mi (AllTrails),7.0mi … Read more

Ultimate Guide To Burroughs Mountain Trail Washington, 2022

This hike takes you through high alpine tundra-like terrain while providing dramatic views of Washington’s largest volcano. Located above the tree line, this trail has astonishing vistas in all directions. It’s a short hike with a lot of rewarding views. About The Burroughs Mountain Trail: Fast Facts Location: Mount Rainier National Park Length: 9.38mi (AllTrails),9.0mi … Read more

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Ultimate Guide To Fourth of July Pass in Washington For 2022

The Thunder Creek access also goes through the forest but has some stunning mountain views as well. Both trails are rated moderately strenuous. In this article, we will be accessing the Fourth of July pass via the Thunder Creek trail. It is a 10.5 mile round-trip day hike with a 2300’ gain in elevation. The … Read more

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Ultimate Guide To Hidden Lake Trail in Washington For 2022

Hidden Lake Trail is a popular day-hike but makes a nice overnight backpack trip as well. Starting in a cool, deep forest, the hiker soon finds themself in a huge meadow filled with wildflowers. Continuing on, the trail becomes rocky and a bit more difficult before it ends at the pinnacle, complete with a historic … Read more

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Ultimate Guide To Sol Duc Falls Trail in Washington For 2022

The falls are found at the end of a moderate 0.8-mile hike through an old-growth forest to a bridge spanning the three to four-prong waterfalls. This scenic falls is the most photographed waterfall in the park. During the hike, you will pass over a few spring-fed and snow-fed creeks along the way. At the end … Read more

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Ultimate Guide To Hurricane Hill Trail in Washington, 2022

The hike up Hurricane Hill Trail is a very popular trek for locals and visitors alike. The trail is rated moderate in difficulty making it a family favorite. The 3.2 mile in and out trail starts at an elevation of over 4,000’ at the trailhead with a 950’ gain in elevation to the summit. The … Read more

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Ultimate Guide To Marymere Falls Trail in Washington, 2022

The Marymere Falls Trail is an easy 1.7 miles trek through old-growth forest to the 90’ high waterfall. This hike is recommended for all skill levels and as such, is a very heavily trafficked trail. With a gain in elevation of only 500’, this trail is very popular with families, as young and old can … Read more