60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma Guide Book

by Andrew Weber and Bryce Stevens (Menasha Ridge Press)
60 Hikes within 60 Miles Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma  by Andrew Weber and Bryce Stevens

321pp/maps/photos
ISBN: 9781634040181

From easy walks in local city parks to demanding hikes and scrambles in the mountains, there is something here for everyone. Within this book’s modest 60-mile radius, beaches, tide pools, old-growth forests, high peaks, swimming holes, alpine meadows, lakes, glaciers, and more invite exploration. Many of the things to be found on the featured trails are obvious: forests, rivers, and mountains.

© 2016 Andrew Weber and Bryce Stevens/Menasha Ridge Press. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 60.
... Preview: Annette, the only significant lake on the southern side of the Snoqualmie Valley, is an easier destination than many similar lakes in the well-known Alpine Lakes Wilderness to the north. Filling a su ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma"
North Bend, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: Bainbridge is only a short ferry ride away, beckoning to downtown Seattle from across the sound. Hordes of tourists make the trip during the warmer months, venturing to the island to enjoy the charms ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma"
Bainbridge Island, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: This is the best of hikes, this is the worst of hikes. Well, not really. But it is a tale of two trails. The first offers a relaxing walk through beautiful forest to reach Barclay Lake, and the second ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma"
Baring, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.5
... Preview: Covering almost 400,000 acres between Snoqualmie Pass and Stevens Pass, the Alpine Lakes Wilderness attracts some 150,000 visitors each year. On a typical summer weekend when the hordes are camped a ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma"
North Bend, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: Far from its glacial source on the southern side of Mount Rainier, the Nisqually River empties into Puget Sound in a broad delta. Once a working farm, the site has become one of the finest birdwatchin ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma"
Olympia, WA - Birding,Hiking - Trail Length: 4.7
... Preview: Located in clear view of the Space Needle and just 8 miles from downtown Seattle, Blake Island is nonetheless a remote destination that’s only accessible to those who can cross its moat of Puget Sound ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma"
Manchester, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: Boulder River Trail brings together a great combination of unlikely elements. Old-growth forests and breathtaking waterfalls can be found in many wilderness areas in the Cascades, but the minimal el ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma"
Arlington, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.4
... Preview: Originally established as an outdoor training ground for the Boy Scouts, Camp Long has grown into one of West Seattle’s premier parks. The scouting facilities were opened to the general public in 1984 ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma"
Seattle, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.1
... Preview: Occupying a stretch of Puget Sound shoreline in northwestern Seattle, Carkeek Park presents a mix of well-developed fields and play areas, an extensive network of trails, and a wide expanse of rocky b ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma"
Seattle, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.5
... Preview: It might be hard to believe, but this modest park helped build Seattle. Supplying coal to a rapidly expanding population across the lake, the Newcastle mine that used to operate here fueled the region ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma"
Bellevue, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: Cougar Mountain receives many visitors, but most are concentrated at the Red Town Trailhead, far from the mountain’s high point at Wilderness Peak. The Wilderness Creek Trail climbs to the park’s ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma"
Issaquah, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.5
... Preview: Dirty Harry’s Peak is a lesser-known destination along the popular I-90 corridor, attracting significantly less traffic than its more prominent neighbors. Nonetheless, it makes a worthwhile outing, of ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma"
North Bend, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.5
... Preview: Occupying a prominent point between Shilshole and Elliott bays, this former military installation is the largest park in the city of Seattle. Blessed with 534 acres of forests, fields, bluffs, and bea ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma"
Seattle, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: Ebey's Landing is one of the most spectacular and historically significant locations anywhere on Puget Sound. Reminiscent of the golden hills above San Francisco Bay, the high bluffs provide sweeping ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma"
Coupeville, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.5
... Preview: The hike described here starts and ends at the newer trailhead; however, the older trailhead allows for ADA-access to the Meadow Trails, so if that is something you require, you should head to the p ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma"
Sammamish, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: A most unlikely oasis in a desert of clear-cuts, Federation State Forest is one of the last stands of significant old-growth anywhere in the White River Valley. This thin stretch of protected land alo ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma"
Greenwater, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: A popular state park with a very impressive name, Flaming Geyser presents several basic hiking options on more than 4 miles of trails. Multiple short hikes explore a ridgeline in the forest, the edge ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma"
Auburn, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.7
... Preview: The trail to Franklin Falls combines history and natural beauty along a compact and easily accessible loop. A visit to the falls makes for a particularly enjoyable half-day’s outing for anyone who w ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma"
North Bend, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This tough but rewarding hike leads to one of the highest peaks west of Snoqualmie Pass and includes some 2,000 feet of climbing in the alpine zone; the trek is capped by a long boulder-hop up the fin ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma"
North Bend, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: The Kitsap Peninsula has numerous hiking options, but there is only one Green Mountain, a prominent high point in the middle of a mostly flat and low-lying landscape. Luckily, the second-highest peak ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle - Including Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma"
Bremerton, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.7