Best Snowshoeing in Washington

This list represents the most popular snowshoeing in Washington. Use this list to plan your next Washington snowshoeing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Baker Hot Spring

    3 Reviews

    Mount Vernon, WA

    An easily accessible soaking pool in a forest glen surrounded by cedars and Douglas fir. After being jostled on the bumpy forest road that leads to the parking area, you’ll savor the hushed quiet ...
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    An easily accessible soaking pool in a forest glen surrounded by cedars and Douglas fir. After being jostled on the bumpy ...

  • #2 Big Four Ice Caves Viewpoint

    2 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    Want a walk through a gorgeous winter wonderland without a sweaty climb up a steep trail? This route offers all the beauty and majesty found in the wintry mountains without the strenuous workout ...
    •  3.5 hours
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    Want a walk through a gorgeous winter wonderland without a sweaty climb up a steep trail? This route offers all the beauty ...

  • #3 Upper Gold Creek Valley

    5 Reviews

    North Bend, WA

    This wedge-shaped valley slices due north from the hustle and bustle of the interstate and crowded ski areas to enter the quiet country of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness.
    •  5 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    This wedge-shaped valley slices due north from the hustle and bustle of the interstate and crowded ski areas to enter the ...

  • #4 Camp Muir

    3 Reviews

    Elbe, WA

    The route to Camp Muir is long, strenuous, and very susceptible to poor weather, but it can also be incredibly beautiful, with views that can’t be found anywhere else.
    •  9 hours or 2 days
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    The route to Camp Muir is long, strenuous, and very susceptible to poor weather, but it can also be incredibly beautiful, ...

  • #5 Heather Lake

    7 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    The Heather Lake Trail can be a wonderful route for snowshoers as it climbs just 2 miles—gaining more than 1000 feet—through thick second- growth forest to arrive at a stunningly beautiful ...
    •  4 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    The Heather Lake Trail can be a wonderful route for snowshoers as it climbs just 2 miles—gaining more than 1000 feet—through ...

  • #6 Snow Lake

    1 Reviews

    North Bend, WA

    The route begins by heading to Source Lake but pushes on past that easy-to-reach day-hiking destination and climbs steeply to crest the saddle separating Snow Lake from the South Fork Snoqualmie ...
    •  7 hours to 2 days
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    The route begins by heading to Source Lake but pushes on past that easy-to-reach day-hiking destination and climbs steeply ...

  • #7 Commonwealth Basin

    3 Reviews

    North Bend, WA

    Commonwealth Basin affords excellent views of the iron-rich flanks of Red Mountain, although snowshoers will be at a loss to explore the source for the mountain’s name since it is covered ...
    •  7 hours
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    Commonwealth Basin affords excellent views of the iron-rich flanks of Red Mountain, although snowshoers will be at ...

  • #8 Surprise Lake

    2 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    This trail climbs a narrow side valley above the Skykomish River, offering pretty views, sparkling waterfalls, and deep forest environments to explore and experience.
    •  6 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail climbs a narrow side valley above the Skykomish River, offering pretty views, sparkling waterfalls, and deep forest ...

  • #9 Artist Point

    3 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    Artist Point may have earned its name because of the oft-captured image of the broad meadows filled with summer wildflowers, backed by the towering rock summit of Mount Shuksan and the glaci ...
    •  4 hours
    •  5.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Artist Point may have earned its name because of the oft-captured image of the broad meadows filled with summer wildflowers, ...

  • #10 June Lake

    3 Reviews

    Cougar, WA

    Exploring the June Lake Trail on snowshoes, with the deep old forest, wide lake basin, and crashing waterfall all swaddled in a blanket of white, is the only way to enjoy the truly wild nature ...
    •  3 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Exploring the June Lake Trail on snowshoes, with the deep old forest, wide lake basin, and crashing waterfall all swaddled ...

  • #11 Keechelus Lake and John Wayne Trail

    2 Reviews

    Hyak, WA

    Well, pardner, if you’re looking for a gentle but rustic outing, John Wayne can help you out. The old railroad right-of-way that runs across the state is known as the John Wayne State Park, ...
    •  3 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Well, pardner, if you’re looking for a gentle but rustic outing, John Wayne can help you out. The old railroad right-of-way ...

  • #12 Mount Spokane State Park

    1 Reviews

    Spokane, WA

    With its wide variety of groomed trails, excellent warming huts, and exquisite scenery, Mount Spokane is the best-organized and most expansive sno-park facility in the state. The 17 miles of ...
    •  2 - 8 hours
    •  17 miles
    •  Guide

    With its wide variety of groomed trails, excellent warming huts, and exquisite scenery, Mount Spokane is the best-organized ...

  • #13 Hex Mountain

    3 Reviews

    Roslyn, WA

    This trail represents the epitome of snowshoeing in the Cascades: a long, steady, often-steep climb through lush old forests ending at a high ridge with panoramic views of unmatched beauty. After ...
    •  6 hours
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail represents the epitome of snowshoeing in the Cascades: a long, steady, often-steep climb through lush old forests ...

  • #14 The Iron Horse Trail

    0 Reviews

    North Bend, WA

    A nearly level tour? Perfect for beginners and young families? Ideal for skating or an aerobic diagonal-stride workout? Yes, yes, and yes! For this rare gem of a tour we can thank the hard-working ...
    •  Up to 6 hours
    •  15 miles
    •  Guide

    A nearly level tour? Perfect for beginners and young families? Ideal for skating or an aerobic diagonal-stride workout? Yes, ...

  • #15 Lake Valhalla

    2 Reviews

    Mill Creek, WA

    According to Norse mythology, Valhalla is the beautiful home of heroes slain in battle. Fortunately for snowshoers, this Valhalla is no myth, and visiting it doesn’t require mortal combat. ...
    •  5.5 hours
    •  7.5 miles
    •  Guide

    According to Norse mythology, Valhalla is the beautiful home of heroes slain in battle. Fortunately for snowshoers, this ...

  • #16 Salmon la Sac Creek

    1 Reviews

    Ronald, WA

    A number of good trails lead out of the Salmon la Sac area, but this is one of the few that is almost completely ignored by snowmobilers and skiers, leaving it for snowshoers to explore in quiet ...
    •  5 hours
    •  6.4 miles
    •  Guide

    A number of good trails lead out of the Salmon la Sac area, but this is one of the few that is almost completely ignored ...

  • #17 Kendall Peak Lakes

    2 Reviews

    Snoqualmie Pass, WA

    The roar of the highway is unmistakable when starting up this track, but soon the beauty of the winter wilderness surrounding the trail makes everything else fade into the background. The dark ...
    •  7 hours
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    The roar of the highway is unmistakable when starting up this track, but soon the beauty of the winter wilderness surrounding ...

  • #18 Lake Twentytwo

    2 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    This showshoe hike is a workout, but the rewards are phenomenal. The trail follows a beautiful tumbling creek as it rushes down a narrow gorge. Along the way, the creek drops over no fewer than ...
    •  4 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    This showshoe hike is a workout, but the rewards are phenomenal. The trail follows a beautiful tumbling creek as it rushes ...

  • #19 Old Blewett Pass Highway

    0 Reviews

    Cle Elum, WA

    This is a tale of a name that would not die. When the highway was built across the mountains from Ellensburg to Wenatchee, it was given the name of Blewett Pass Highway, in recognition of the ...
    •  4 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a tale of a name that would not die. When the highway was built across the mountains from Ellensburg to Wenatchee, ...

  • #20 Marble Mountain Snopark

    1 Reviews

    Cougar, WA

    The trip to June Lake is one of the most popular ski tours from the Marble Mountain Snopark. If the snow is good, the skiing is easy. Other skiing and snowshoeing options are available, and the ...
    •  Day hike
    •  4.4 miles
    •  Guide

    The trip to June Lake is one of the most popular ski tours from the Marble Mountain Snopark. If the snow is good, the skiing ...