Washington State Parks Trails

To find trails in Washington state parks for activities such as hiking and biking, select a region or trail below.

Potlatch State Park to Twin Harbors State Park :: Hoodsport, WA

This section of the Inland Route takes you through the southern reaches of Puget Sound country and then turns west to the Pacific Coast. With no specific stops or side trips between Potlatch and Twin Harbors State Parks, you can concentrate solely on

Old Fort Townsend State Park to Potlatch State Park :: Port Townsend, WA

Weaving south through the byways of Puget Sound country, the Inland Route heads across a peninsula, dividing the Strait of Juan de Fuca from Puget Sound, then climbs the side of a steep mountain before descending to the shores of Hood Canal. The cana

Carr Inlet: Horsehead Bay, Cutts Island State Park, and Kopachuck State Park :: Rosedale, WA

If you live south of Seattle, this is a short, easy trip, ideal for those with limited saltwater experience, or for families. Distances between stopovers are not long, and there are plenty of shore attractions and beaches with warm water for wading a

St. Edward State Park / Big Finn Hill County Park :: Bothell, WA

St. Edward State Park is just off of Lake Washington but you don't get any real lake views by bike except at the bottom of the Seminary Trail (which is actually a dirt road). The views are of the trails before you, the trees and brush, ferns, and som

Saint Edwards State Park & Big Finn Hill King County Park :: Kirkland, WA

Side by side, Saint Edwards State and Big Finn Hill Parks provide fat-tire zealots with 372 acres of trails that twist, turn, roll, drop, and climb over roots, rocks, gravel, hard-pack singletrack, jumps, bumps, logs, man-made obstacles, dusty loose

Saint Edward State Park and Big Finn Hill Park :: Seattle, WA

These two adjoining state and county parks provide a woodsy suburban setting for mountain bikers to improve their riding abilities. Novice mountain-bike riders can test their skills on some forgiving trails at Saint Edward State Park, home to an ab

Deception Pass State Park—Goose Rock :: Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, WA

At 484 feet, Goose Rock, in Deception Pass State Park, is the highest point on Whidbey Island. And Deception Pass is also considered Washington’s most popular state park. Is it any wonder? The park offers three campgrounds, the Cornet Bay Retreat Cen

Beacon Rock Trail :: Beacon Rock State Park, WA

Beacon Rock Trail is a hiking trail in Skamania County, Washington. It is within Beacon Rock State Park. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 247 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,834 feet. Near the

River to Rock Trail :: Beacon Rock State Park, WA

River to Rock Trail is a hiking trail in Skamania County, Washington. It is within Beacon Rock State Park. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 42 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 420 feet. Near the

Dons Cutoff :: Beacon Rock State Park, WA

Dons Cutoff is a hiking trail in Skamania County, Washington. It is within Beacon Rock State Park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 1,706 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of 563 feet.

East Hardy Ridge Trail :: Beacon Rock State Park, WA

East Hardy Ridge Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Skamania County, Washington. It is within Beacon Rock State Park. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 2,570 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,2

North Head Trail :: Cape Disappointment State Park, WA

North Head Trail is a hiking trail in Pacific County, Washington. It is within Cape Disappointment State Park. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 211 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 919 feet. Near

Lighthouse Keepers Loop Trail :: Cape Disappointment State Park, WA

Lighthouse Keepers Loop Trail is a hiking trail in Pacific County, Washington. It is within Cape Disappointment State Park. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 216 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 1

Discovery Trail :: Cape Disappointment State Park, WA

Discovery Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Pacific County, Washington. It is within Seashore Conservation Area and Cape Disappointment State Park. It is 6.6 miles long and begins at 23 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 12.3 miles with

Lake Sylvia State Park :: Montesano, WA

Lake Sylvia State Park has something for everyone: logging history and operations, a dam, a thirty-acre lake, camping, picnicking, and any number of great trails to explore. Two of these trails—the Sylvia Creek Forestry Trail and the Two Mile Trail—a

Wallace Falls State Park :: Gold Bar, WA

Wallace Falls’ easy access and non-technical biking and hiking trails make the state park a popular destination for Puget Sound outdoor enthusiasts. The trail contains a variety of terrain that nearly any weekend warrior can handle. The climb to the

Auburn to Flaming Geyser State Park :: Auburn, WA

South King County is home to some excellent road biking, along rural roads and through lush farming communities. This route, heading east from Auburn, skirts new development, visits the small town of Black Diamond with a great bakery, and returns thr

Mt. Spokane State Park: Mt. Kit Carson / Day Mountain Loop :: Mead, WA

The gravel roads, doubletrack, and cross-country ski trails at Mt. Spokane provide great riding and excellent explorability; this ride highlights some bonafide singletrack within the park. It treats riders to a pleasant, moderate, dirt road climb thr

Mt. Spokane State Park :: Mead, WA

One of Mt. Spokane's chief attractions is winter recreation. Mountain biking and a spectacular summit view are the main draws for visitors during the summer months. The park's cross-country ski trails are popular with beginning mountain bikers, whil

Riverside State Park: "Rattlesnake" :: Spokane, WA

The initial gravel road is a 0.3-mile, 140-foot climb to the singletrack. The trail wanders another 180 feet up to the north side of Pine Bluff and down to the river through ponderosa pines, rock formations, some grassland, and low-lying shrubs. T

Riverside State Park :: Spokane, WA

Riverside State Park contains 8,000 acres of prime recreation land in the middle of Spokane. The area is crisscrossed with miles of trails, most of which are open to mountain bikes. The paths offer fun cycling to riders of all ability levels. One of

Iron Horse State Park: John Wayne Pioneer Trail, South Cle Elum to Easton :: Cle Elum, WA

This 11.5-mile (each way) section of the trail travels by some residences, rural lowlands with mountainous backdrops, pine transitional forest, and makes tow passes over the Yakima River and feeder creek crossovers as well. Wildlife viewing can be bo

Iron Horse State Park: Snoqualmie Tunnel :: Hyak, WA

Ever want to go on a night ride- during the day? The Snoqualmie Tunnel, on the Milwaukee Railroad grade, affords that unique opportunity with a 2.3-mile tunnel through, not over, Snoqualmie Pass. The flat, smooth, gravel rail-trail is suitable for be

Lake Sylvia State Park :: Montesano, WA

Lake Sylvia State Park has something for everyone: logging history and operations, a dam, a 30-acre lake, camping, picnicking, and any number of great trails to explore. Two of these trails—the Sylvia Creek Forestry Trail and the Lake Trail—are featu

Anacortes Ferry Dock to Old Fort Townsend State Park :: Anacortes, WA

The short ride from the Anacortes ferry dock to Old Fort Townsend State Park is designed to allow plenty of time in the morning for the long, leisurely ferry trip from Sidney or one of the San Juan Islands to Anacortes and later in the day a second f

Twin Harbors State Park to Bay Center :: Grayland, WA

The southern coastline of Washington is broken by large bays, which force the route to turn inland below Twin Harbors State Park. Cyclists can expect a lot of tree plantations with occasional views of either the ocean or vast mud flats (depending on

Quinault Lake to Twin Harbors State Park :: Amanda Park, WA

The summer route heads west on country roads to return to the salt-tanged air of the Pacific Ocean at Copalis Beach. Grocery stores, motels, RV campgrounds, restaurants, beach cabins, and tourist shops abound. Some of these long, sandy beaches are op

Doetsch Walking Path :: Beacon Rock State Park, WA

Doetsch Walking Path is a hiking trail in Skamania County, Washington. It is within Beacon Rock State Park. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 39 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 102 feet. Along th

Hamilton Mtn Trail :: Beacon Rock State Park, WA

Hamilton Mtn Trail is a hiking trail in Skamania County, Washington. It is within Beacon Rock State Park. It is 4.6 miles long and begins at 394 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,995 feet. The Har

Lower Loop Trail :: Beacon Rock State Park, WA

Lower Loop Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Skamania County, Washington. It is within Beacon Rock State Park. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 1,560 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.8 miles with a total elevation gain of

Hardy Ridge Trail :: Beacon Rock State Park, WA

Hardy Ridge Trail is a hiking trail in Skamania County, Washington. It is within Beacon Rock State Park. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 2,562 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,406 feet.

Equestrian Trail :: Beacon Rock State Park, WA

Equestrian Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Skamania County, Washington. It is within Beacon Rock State Park. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 788 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 88

Country Quarry Road :: Beacon Rock State Park, WA

Country Quarry Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Skamania County, Washington. It is within Beacon Rock State Park. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 96 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.7 miles with a total elevation gain of

West Hardy Ridge Trail :: Beacon Rock State Park, WA

West Hardy Ridge Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Skamania County, Washington. It is within Beacon Rock State Park. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 1,893 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.6 miles with a total elevation ga

Military Road :: Columbia Hills State Park, WA

Military Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Klickitat County, Washington. It is within Columbia Hills State Park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 918 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of 223

Eightmile Alternate :: Columbia Hills State Park, WA

Eightmile Alternate is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Klickitat County, Washington. It is within Columbia Hills State Park. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 1,192 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.4 miles with a total elevation g

Vista Loop :: Columbia Hills State Park, WA

Vista Loop is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Klickitat County, Washington. It is within Columbia Hills State Park. It is 3.1 miles long and begins at 1,112 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 99

Dalles Mountain Road :: Columbia Hills State Park, WA

Dalles Mountain Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Klickitat County, Washington. It is within Columbia Hills State Park. It is 12.2 miles long and begins at 1,661 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 24.5 miles with a total elevatio

Willapa Hills Trail to Rainbow Falls State Park :: Willapa Hills Trail, WA

Willapa Hills Trail to Rainbow Falls State Park is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Lewis County, Washington. It is within Willapa Hills Trail and Rainbow Falls State Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 288 feet altitude. Traveling the entir

Foresty Trail :: Lake Sylvia State Park, WA

Foresty Trail is a hiking trail in Montesano, Washington. It is within Lake Sylvia State Park. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 40 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,063 feet.

Brownie Trail :: Lake Sylvia State Park, WA

Brownie Trail is a hiking trail in Montesano, Washington. It is within Lake Sylvia State Park. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 456 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 712 feet.

Nevills Hill Trail :: Lake Sylvia State Park, WA

Nevills Hill Trail is a hiking trail in Montesano, Washington. It is within Lake Sylvia State Park. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 197 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 884 feet.

Lake Trail :: Lake Sylvia State Park, WA

Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Montesano, Washington. It is within Lake Sylvia State Park. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 145 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 382 feet.

Bentley Trail :: Millersylvania State Park, WA

Bentley Trail is a hiking trail in Thurston County, Washington. It is within Millersylvania State Park. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 209 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 6 feet.

Fitness Trail :: Millersylvania State Park, WA

Fitness Trail is a hiking trail in Thurston County, Washington. It is within Millersylvania State Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 204 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 9 feet. The Millersyl

Outer Loop Trail :: Tolmie State Park, WA

Outer Loop Trail is a hiking trail in Thurston County, Washington. It is within Tolmie State Park. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 34 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 408 feet.

Beach Trail :: Tolmie State Park, WA

Beach Trail is a hiking trail in Thurston County, Washington. It is within Tolmie State Park. It is 305 feet long and begins at 16 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 28 feet. The Lower Parking Lot pa

Twin Cedars Trail :: Tolmie State Park, WA

Twin Cedars Trail is a hiking trail in Thurston County, Washington. It is within Tolmie State Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 35 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 69 feet. The Lower Parking

Sandy Beach Trail :: Tolmie State Park, WA

Sandy Beach Trail is a hiking trail in Thurston County, Washington. It is within Tolmie State Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 35 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 137 feet. The Lower Parkin

Shannon's Shin :: Dash Point State Park, WA

Shannon's Shin is a hiking and biking trail in Federal Way, Washington. It is within Dash Point State Park. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 287 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 41 feet.