Where to Hike Now
So many hikes! How do you choose?
Washington state offers unparalleled four-season hiking opportunities. Washington Trails Association helps you narrow down the choices for your next hike. Take a look at our recommendations for spring.
Each week, WTA selects a trail that is just right for the conditions. Check out this week's hike and those of previous weeks this year. Read more
Warmth, wildflowers, birdsong and vistas are the perfect cure for springtime. Go now, before the heat makes these hikes less fun. Read more
Search out wildlife, river walks, coastal wilderness and solitude when you head to the Olympics in spring on one of these four great backpacking trips. Read more
With the high country covered in snow, set your sights on one of many railroads-turned-trails across Washington. Read more
Uncrowded trails and lower temps make spring a great time for hiking with pups. Leash up and head out. Read more
Take a stroll and try to spot the work of volunteers on one of these eight freshly brushed, newly built or recently repaired trails. Read more.
Rainy day hikes can offer solitude and a special ambiance, especially if you're dressed to stay dry and warm. Get started with one of these seven hikes. Read more.