10 Spring Hikes Near Seattle

Are you looking for somewhere to hit the trail on the early spring days in Washington.  A lot of people getting really excited when the sun starts to shine in March but due to the snow we get in the mountains there can still be quite a bit of time before the trails are snow free and ready to be hiked.  If you want you can definitely still hit the trails that have snow in them just make sure that you check the avalanche conditions and come prepared with flotation devices like snow shoes or skis to help you stay on top of the snow!

Anyway, if you are looking for places to get outside near Seattle in the spring that are generally snow free these trails are for you:

  1. Margaret’s Way  (6.5 miles 1500 feet vert)

2. Poo Poo Point – Chirico Trail (3.8 miles 1760 feet vert)

3. Rattlesnake ledge – (4 miles 1160 feet)

4. Dirty Harry’s Balcony (4.4 miles 1600 feet)

5 .Little Si  (3.7 miles 1300 feet)

6. Twin Falls ( 2.5 miles 616 ft)

7. Boulder River trail (8.6 miles 700 feet)

8. Wallace Falls (5.6 miles 1300 feet)

9. Heybrook Lookout (2.6 miles 850 feet)

10. Oyster Dome (5 miles, 1050 feet)

I hope one of these trails inspires you to get outside! As always remember to practice the leave no trace principles and come prepared with the 10 essentials. Let me know what questions you have below!

Happy wandering!


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