The Best Day Hikes of Washington State, #1-10

The following is a list of top 100 easy hiking trails in Washington state, in order by region and then length of trail.

  1. Icicle Gorge Trail, Alpine Lakes Wilderness 47.6086, -120.8945

4.5 miles loop – 1 hr 17 min – takes Northwest Forest Pass – best time to visit: March-Oct

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2. Coyote Loop Trail, Bridle Trails State Park 47.6550, -122.1843

3.6 miles loop – 1 hr 1 min – takes Discover Pass – best time to visit: year-round

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3. Rocky Brook Falls, Brinnon, Washington 47.7092, -122.9205

0.3 miles out and back – 5 min – best time to visit: March-Oct

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4. McLane Creek Woods Trail, Capitol State Forest 47.0008, -123.0042

2.1 miles loop – 36 min – takes Discover Pass – best time to visit: March-Oct

5. Mima Falls East Trail, Capitol State Forest 46.9019, -123.0640

4.7 miles out and back – 1 hr 20 min – takes Discover Pass – best time to visit: year-round

6. Little Mashel Falls Trail via Bud Blancher Trail, Charles L Pack Experimental Forest 46.8647, -122.2576

4.6 miles loop – 1 hr 18 min – best time to visit: year-round

7. Little Mashel Falls Trail, Charles L Pack Experimental Forest 46.8436, -122.3122

5 miles out and back – 1 hr 25 min – best time to visit: March-Oct

8. Clark’s Creek Trail, Clarks Creek Park 47.1806, -122.3161

2.2 miles loop – 37 min – best time to visit: year-round

9. Skookum Flats Trail, Clearwater Wilderness 47.0490, -121.5700

4.3 miles out and back – 1 hr 13 min – takes Northwest Forest Pass – best time to visit: March-Nov

10. Coal Creek and Primrose Trail Loop from Lakemont Blvd, Coal Creek Natural Area 47.5542, -122.1666

3.6 miles out and back – 1 hr 1 min – best time to visit: April-Oct

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