Heather Lake─A Mountain Loop Favorite perfect for families and newbies

Quick Facts Location: Mountain Loop Highway near Granite Falls Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip: 4.6 miles Elevation Gain: 1,100 feet Notes: NW Forest Pass required. Green Trails Map: Granite Falls WA- No. 109 Contact: Darrington Ranger District: Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest (360) 436-1155; www.fs.fed.us/r6/mbs More information: Day Hiking North Cascades (The Mountaineers […]

Ozette Triangle─Celebrate the Summer solstice on this shore great hike!

Quick Facts Location: Olympic Coast Land Agency: Olympic National Park Roundtrip: 9.4 miles Elevation Gain: 305 feet Notes: National Park entry fee; dogs prohibited; coastal section can be difficult during high tides. Green Trails Map: Ozette No. 130S Contact: Darrington Ranger District: Olympic National Park; www.nps.gov/olym More information: Day Hiking Olympic Peninsula (The Mountaineers Books) […]

Tom McCall Point─Legendary Columbia River Gorge Wildflower Display

Quick Facts Location: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Land Agency: Oregon Nature Conservancy and Mayer State Roundtrip: 3.2 miles Elevation Gain: 1,000 feet Notes: Dogs prohibited; Trail closed from Nov 1 through Apr 30 to limit tread damage. Green Trails Map: Columbia River Gorge East No. 432S (coming 2012) Contact: Oregon Nature Conservancy; The […]