Browns Point -Kalaloch–Kid and dog friendly hike on the wild Olympic Coast

Location: Olympic National Park coast Land Agency: National Park Service Roundtrip: 4.0 miles Elevation gain: 50 feet Contact: Olympic National Park Wilderness Information Center Green Trails Map: Olympic Coast 99S Recommended Resource: Day Hiking Olympic Peninsula 2ed (Mountaineers Books) Notes: Dogs must be leashed; Browns Point can only be rounded during low tides; Practice Leave No […]

Cape Flattery─Hike to the northwestern most point in Washington State

Quick Facts: Location: Olympic Peninsula Coast Land Agency: Makah Nation Reservation Roundtrip: 1.5 miles Elevation Gain: 300 feet Contact: Makah Indian Nation Green Trails Map: Cape Flattery, WA- No 98S Notes: Dogs allowed on leash, Makah Recreation Pass required ($10, available at Washburn’s General Store and the Makah Museum in Neah Bay). Access: From Port […]

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 […]