Archives for January 2015

Lookout Tree Trail — Snag a glimpse into the past

Quick Facts: Location: Mountain Loop Highway Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip:  1.5 miles Elevation gain: 200 feet Green Trails Map: Sloan Peak, WA- no. 111 Contact: Darrington Ranger District: Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest  Notes: No passes needed Access: From Darrington, follow Mountain Loop Highway for 11.3 miles to trailhead located on your […]

North Head Lighthouse–Hike to a headland at the mouth of the Columbia River

   Location: Cape Disappointment State Park, Long Beach Peninsula Land Agency: Washington State Parks Roundtrip: 4.2 miles Elevation gain: 300 feet Contact: Cape Disappointment State Park Notes: Discover Pass required; Dogs must be leashed Good to Know: kid-friendly, snow free winter hike, historic Access: From Kelso follow SR 4 west to Naselle. Turn left onto […]

Third Beach– First Rate and second to none!

Quick Facts: Location: Olympic Coast near Forks Land Agency: National Park Service Roundtrip: 2.6 miles Elevation gain: 300 feet Contact: Olympic National Park Wilderness Information Center Green Trails Map: La Push, WA- No 163S Notes: Dogs Prohibited Good to Know: kid-friendly, snow free winter hike; beach walking; exceptional wildlife viewing. waterfall Access: From Forks, head […]