Hit up one of these 7 hikes for a late-season color show.
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Looking for a great dayhike, weekend trip, or multiday expedition near Seattle? We've got you covered.
Link pristine forests, wildflower meadows, and two picturesque lakes on this gentle, 3.7-mile hike near Snoqualmie Pass.
Find alpine bliss halfway through this snowshoe beneath an active volcano in Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
Late summer means the high country has finally melted out—and as the snow leaves, the blooms move in. Check out one of these seven hikes for colorful meadows just below the peaks.
Combine the best of car camping (spacious tents, comfy chairs, frosty margaritas!) and the best of backpacking (deep solitude, outrageous scenery, swimming holes!) with these 16 accessible hideaways.
Rocky peaks, meadows, and squeaky little pikas: this hike showcases the northwest in all its glory.
Young people are flocking to historic--and closed--Vance Creek Bridge for adrenaline-fueled selfies.
The "very high threat" volcano currently has only one seismometer.
Crews rescued the woman with a helicopter after she climbed 30 feet to escape the wolves.
Pity the poor Seattle hikers: On any given day, they must decide whether to explore one of three national parks, venture into the Central or South Cascades, head north into the Canadian Coast Mountains, or just stick around Puget Sound and the Pacific. But before decision paralysis sets in, try one of these can’t-miss picks.
Researchers will plumb the underwater depths for chunks of a meteorite that fell last March.
Giant hogweed, found in at least 12 states, causes painful blisters and blindness.
Visitation and rescue incidents are both up at Mt. Adams--but what does Instagram have to do with it?
A climber and a swimmer were killed in separate incidents recently.
The remote mountain is also one of the Cascades' least-monitored volcanoes.
The 15-year-old threw firecrackers into the Columbia River Gorge last fall, starting the destructive blaze.
Officials think the body recovered outside the ski area is a man who disappeared last January.
Play in the parks fee-free on June 2, 9, and 10.
Biologists confirmed the rare mammal's return to the area south of I-90 after being extirpated in the early 1900s.
The Raging River State Forest network near Tiger Mountain will debut 17 miles of trail, most of it singletrack.
The 24-year-old, stationed on the USS Nimitz, disappeared after a dayhike near Sequim.
Pacific Northwesterners cherish this wilderness mecca, with its vibrant greenery, roaring waterfalls, and bird’s-eye summit views. But many hikers have stayed away since the Eagle Creek fire tore up nearly 49,000 acres of the Gorge last year. Bad decision. Enjoy the best of the National Scenic Area—and avoid the fire damage—with these tips and trips.
An unidentified woman was found floating below Wallace Falls this week.
A Monroe woman's body was recovered after falling over a cascade at Cedar Ponds Lake, while a Spokane man is presumed dead at Palouse Falls.
The woman was attacked while running on the Olympic Peninsula's path last weekend.
Last year's wildfire forced the shutdown of more than 30 trails on the gorge's south side.
Gift comes from estate of Bette Wallace.
Major road work is scheduled for US Highway 101 and East Beach Road this spring and summer.
The government is considering proposals to restore the bears to a slice of their historic habitat in Washington state.
This year's abundant snowfall means plenty of water for irrigation, towns, and salmon.
The FBI tracked pornography found in the illegal structure to a Mill Creek man.
The King County Sheriff's Department released a video of the rescue of an injured snowmobiler from an avalanche that killed two others.
How many of these iconic Washington adventures have you checked off your list?
The two men were from Bonney Lake; one was a police officer.
This week's snowfall means danger will rise on Thursday.