This list represents the most popular off-highway drives in Washington. Use this list to plan your next Washington off-highway drives trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.
#1 Baker Hot Spring
Mount Vernon, WA
An easily accessible soaking pool in a forest glen surrounded by cedars and Douglas fir. After being jostled on the bumpy ...
#2 Mountain Loop Highway
From the old railroad town of Granite Falls to the logging center of Darrington, Mountain Loop Highway (a Forest Service ...
#3 Mount Walker
Mt. Walker is the only peak facing Puget Sound that has a road to its summit. Once on its 2,804-foot summit, you will find ...
#4 Entiat Mountains
The Entiat Mountains’ high ridgeline roads provide fabulous views of the Cascade Range, particularly from the lookout on ...
#5 High Rock Lookout Loop
The broad vistas (in clear weather) across the southern Cascades are outstanding. But the grand prize is the hike through ...
#6 Huckleberry Ridge
Sun Top Lookout, built in 1932 on a 5,271-foot peak, provides an excellent view of Mt. Rainier, including Winthrop Glacier, ...
#7 Grade Creek - Cooper Ridge
You will climb 4,700 feet up the western face of steep and deeply furrowed mountains that tower over the 55-mile-long, water-filled ...
#8 Kendall Skyline Road (#64)
Umatilla National Forest, WA
Kendall Skyline Road (#64) is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Washington and Oregon. It is within Umatilla National ...
#9 Quartz Mountain
The route follows South Fork Manastash Creek in a beautiful gorge, eventually bringing you to the pretty riparian area at ...
#10 Cleman Mountain
Cleman Mountain, a 15-mile-long ridge formed of Columbia Basin lava flows more than 10 million years ago, was named in 1868 ...
#11 Cape Flattery
Neah Bay, WA
Cape Flattery, the most northwestern point in the contiguous states, is the home of the Makah Nation. It was named in 1778 ...
#12 Cascade River Road
Cascade River Road ascends a forested valley hewn by glaciers and long traveled by Indians, pioneers, explorers and miners. ...
#13 Slate Peak
Harts Pass Road, built to access a gold-mining district that boomed in the late 1800s and continued into the 1900s, will ...
#14 Long Beach Peninsula
Long Beach claims the world’s longest drivable beach, as well as fishing and clam digging (season varies; state permit required), ...
#15 Obstruction Point Road
Port Angeles, WA
With its wildflowers and views of the Olympic Mountains, particularly glacier-capped 7,965-foot Mt. Olympus and the park’s ...
#16 Bethel Ridge Road
Bethel Ridge Road climbs over a 5,000-foot-elevation volcanic ridge east of William O. Douglas Wilderness, passing through ...
#17 Lower Big Quilcene River
Big Quilcene River Trail No. 833.1 to Marmot Pass (Hike 53) is one of the most popular trails in Olympic National Forest. ...
#18 Twin Lakes Road
This road packs more spectacular scenery per mile than any other in the book, but it is a source of contention between those ...
#19 Colockum Road
In the 1880s, this mountain road over Colockum Pass (5,373 feet) was part of a long and important freight and emigrant route ...
#20 Pyramid Mountain - Kloshe Nanitch
You’ll drive to the edge of old-growth forest while enjoying vistas across the Strait of Juan de Fuca to Vancouver Island. ...
I've done this hike several times during the year and my favorite time is the fall See More
The views up by Castle Craig are amazing, but this trail up is tough See More
This is a nice if somewhat crowded trail near Boise See More