Washington Trails Magazine
Washington Trails is the state’s premier hiking magazine.
In each issue, you’ll find articles on hiking destinations, how-to advice, native flora and fauna, hiking news and what’s new at Washington Trails Association. Each month you'll also find stunning photos and a selection of great hiking suggestions.
Membership in Washington Trails Association provides you with a one-year subscription to Washington Trails, which is published six times per year.
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- Summer Wildflower Guide & Hikes
- Where to Camp & Hike
- Northwest Weekend: Coulee Country
- Create the Ultimate Basecamp
- Owls on Trails
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Washington Trails is a grassroots magazine—most of our articles and photos are submitted by volunteers. If you're interested in submitting to our magazine, please read our Contributors' Guidelines.
WTA's gear team reviews insulation layers to bring you the best performing down, synthetic down, fleece and soft shells
WTA examines the user fees proposal put forth by Washington's Department of Natural Resources
We go behind the scenery to give hikers the scoop on seven new trails to enjoy in 2011
WTA's new Trail Programs Director learns the ropes
A winter adventure changes course from the Olympics interior to the Pacifc Coast
Take a hike in South America's premiere hiking region
A walk amongst the sea of peaks
Exploring the John Day Fossil Beds in Central Oregon
Spend a fall weekend checking out the trail work WTA youth crews completed between Hart Lake and Lyman Lakes
Five hikers step up to the plate to test outdoor gear for you
Innovative approaches to tent details make for lighweight and comfortable backcountry abodes
A look a ten cool trail projects that WTA is tackling in 2010
Sharpen your kid's nature observation skills by taking the creative arts outdoors
Looking for flowers? Find an abundance of them in these three subalpine meadows
Three classic backpacking trips in the Olympics, the Goat Rocks and the Glacier Peak Wilderness
Learn how to develop your nature observation skills
How to do it >> Advice and inspiration for a life on ice