Best Trails Near Northwoods WA

Northwoods has 12 trails in the vicinity, including 12 hiking trails. These trails range from 1 to 11 miles in length. The longest trail in Northwoods is Craggy Peak Trail a well-known trail measuring 11 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are West Crater Trail, Observation Peak Trail and Lava Butte Trail. Trails.com member Jeff W. recently completed Wright Meadow Trail.

More information on the best trails in Northwoods can be found below.
  • Lava Butte Trail

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    Northwoods, WA

    With trails like this, it is nearly impossible to forget that this entire region was shaped and built by volcanic activity. This little cinder cone is a wonderful place to explore and to enjoy ...
    •  2.5 miles
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    With trails like this, it is nearly impossible to forget that this entire region was shaped and built by volcanic activity. ...

  • Observation Peak Trail

    0 Reviews

    Northwoods, WA

    Wild is the keyword here. Wildflowers, wild berries, and wildlife thrive throughout this area. The trail climbs past Sister Rocks, through a natural resources research area, and onto the summit ...
    •  5 miles
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    Wild is the keyword here. Wildflowers, wild berries, and wildlife thrive throughout this area. The trail climbs past Sister ...

  • West Crater Trail

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    Northwoods, WA

    Considering the skyscraping volcanoes that surround the South Cascades, it should be no surprise that the entire area was formed by repeated eruptions and volcanic activity, and not always from ...
    •  1.6 miles
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    Considering the skyscraping volcanoes that surround the South Cascades, it should be no surprise that the entire area was ...

  • Cedar Flats Nature Trail

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    Northwoods, WA

    Looping through a cathedral forest of massive western red cedars and Douglas-fir, this trail offers a lesson in forest ecology. There are countless examples of life springing from death. Huge ...
    •  1 miles
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    Looping through a cathedral forest of massive western red cedars and Douglas-fir, this trail offers a lesson in forest ecology. ...

  • Speed onto Lewis River Trail

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    Northwoods, WA

    If you want to reach the beautiful Lewis River quickly, this is your trail. In the spring and fall, ocean-running steelhead return en masse. Even if you don’t plan on fishing, we recommend ...
    •  2 miles
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    If you want to reach the beautiful Lewis River quickly, this is your trail. In the spring and fall, ocean-running steelhead ...

  • Big Creek Falls Trail

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    Northwoods, WA

    Along this trail, interpretive signs offer information on the flora, fauna, and geography of the area, but you won’t need signs to figure out that this land is beautiful and wild. The wide, compacted ...
    •  1.5 miles
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    Along this trail, interpretive signs offer information on the flora, fauna, and geography of the area, but you won’t need ...

  • Curly Creek Trail

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    Northwoods, WA

    A pair of waterfalls is visible from this broad, compact-gravel trail. Climbing through a thick stand of Douglas-fir and noble fir, the route breaks into the open at a viewpoint overlooking Curly ...
    •  1 miles
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    A pair of waterfalls is visible from this broad, compact-gravel trail. Climbing through a thick stand of Douglas-fir and ...

  • Wright Meadow Trail

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    Northwoods, WA

    This hike is less an established trail to follow as a region to explore. There is a trail, but to really experience the richness of the meadows, you need to explore the areas around the trail. ...
    •  3 miles
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    This hike is less an established trail to follow as a region to explore. There is a trail, but to really experience the richness ...

  • Craggy Peak Trail

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    Northwoods, WA

    Bear with us. This may not be the type of trail most hikers think of when they plan a “wilderness” outing. Yes, this isn’t wilderness. This is a forest that has been heavily impacted by humans, ...
    •  11 miles
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    Bear with us. This may not be the type of trail most hikers think of when they plan a “wilderness” outing. Yes, this isn’t ...

  • Spencer Creek (Bluff) Trail

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    Northwoods, WA

    This forgotten trail suffers from neglect in the form of disuse. Too many hikers ignored the short trail up the canyon wall above the Lewis River, and the land managers have taken notice, it ...
    •  6 miles
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    This forgotten trail suffers from neglect in the form of disuse. Too many hikers ignored the short trail up the canyon wall ...

  • Cussed Hollow Trail

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    Northwoods, WA

    The gentle Cussed Hollow Trail weaves across the headwater basins of several tributaries of Cussed Hollow Creek, providing an unmatched forest exploration. Because of its relatively low elevation, ...
    •  5 miles
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    The gentle Cussed Hollow Trail weaves across the headwater basins of several tributaries of Cussed Hollow Creek, providing ...

  • Spencer Butte Trail

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    Northwoods, WA

    A broad, flower-filled meadow lies just to the west of this trailhead. Spend a few minutes exploring fragrant Spencer Meadow before turning south and hiking down the trail. If you arrive early ...
    •  3 miles
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    A broad, flower-filled meadow lies just to the west of this trailhead. Spend a few minutes exploring fragrant Spencer Meadow ...