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Hike Heather-Maple Pass Loop

Chelan County, Washington

Note to any hikers taking on this trail, this is a non-repeating trail meaning it goes in a big loop. The trailhead has 2 trail points of entrance.

343 Saves

Explore Tipsoo Lake

Enumclaw, Washington

Tipsoo Lake provides a great spot for capturing a sunset at Mount Rainier. There are two lakes at Tipsoo, with Upper Tipsoo Lake providing a better view of the Mountain.

228 Saves

Hike the Panorama Trail

Squamish, Canada

After taking the Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish (or hiking up!), just off the Sea to Sky Highway (HWY99), you are brought to the main lodge area where straight ahead, there is a larger viewing platfo.

104 Saves

Post Canyon MTB Trail

Cascade Locks, Oregon

By many accounts, Post Canyon has some of the most radical freeride action in the northwest.

78 Saves

A Lazy (Fun) Float Down the River

Reno, Nevada

Start your day by heading to Tahoe City where the East and North Shores of Lake Tahoe meet.

235 Saves

Hiking in Cinque Terre National Park

Riomaggiore, Italy

The Sentiero Azzuro trail travels from south to north through five coastal towns: Riomaggiore, Manarola (0.68 mi), Corniglia (1.25 mi), Vernazza (2.48 mi), and Monterroso (1.86 mi).

406 Saves

Snowshoe or Ski to Mt. Tahoma High Hut

Ashford, Washington

Make the 3.2 - 4.5 mile hike up groomed trails to the Mt Tahoma High Hut (4750 feet) for the perfect winter getaway.

236 Saves

Hike the Ledges Trail

Peninsula, Ohio

Drive and park in the area shown on the map. If you are in the parking lot near a big open field, you made it to the right place. There are two ways to take the trail from here, south or north.

373 Saves

Hike to Glacier Point via Four Mile Trail

Mariposa County, California

Glacier Point is one of the highlights of Yosemite. The point is located at the end of Glacier Point Road.

802 Saves

Explore Diablo Lake

Rockport, Washington

Diablo Lake is a reservoir in the North Cascades created by Diablo Dam. The hue of the lake is created by ground up rocks from local glaciers, which end up drifting down streams into the lake.

304 Saves

Backpack Park Butte

Concrete, Washington

Looking for somewhere to backpack or capture the Milky Way on the west slope of the Cascades? Look no further than Park Butte. With some of the best views of Mt.

1098 Saves

Backpack to Panorama Ridge

Whistler, Canada

Take the Sea to Sky Highway (HWY 99) north from Vancouver up towards Whistler. Turn off the highway about 30 minutes before Whistler Village onto Daisy Lake Road.

612 Saves

Hike Panorama Ridge

Whistler, Canada

It's pretty much impossible to declare one place around Whistler BC 'the best scenic hike' but this one has got to be in the top five! If you want to get a look at some of the most spectacular and un.

389 Saves

A Sunset and Beach Bonfire at Golden Gardens Park

Seattle, Washington

Golden Gardens Park is a beautiful, sandy gem that’s perfect for spending a sunny summer day lounging on the beach, exploring the shore, stand up paddling, or even playing beach volleyball.

695 Saves

Hike to Lake Serene and Bridal Veil Falls

Gold Bar, Washington

Consider this a must-do if you are in Seattle and feel like knocking out two amazing hikes AND getting to see a hidden lake all along US 2.

1487 Saves

Paddle Lake Union


As the sun sets over Queen Anne Hill, there are few better places to be in Seattle than Lake Union.

460 Saves

Chillin' at Discovery Park Beach

Seattle, Washington

Discovery Park and its beach area great for walking, running, photography, and taking in a sunset. If you want to put your feet in the sand, head down to the western most part of the park.

680 Saves

Run The Green Lake Park Loop

Seattle, Washington

Looping around a freshwater lake surrounded by tranquil natural scenery, Green Lake Park trail is considered by many to be Seattle’s go-to running spot.

561 Saves

Run Discovery Park

Seattle, Washington

This Beautiful park in Seattle offers up gorgeous views of Puget Sound. The park has an easy to follow loop, which is about 3 miles.

446 Saves

Hike Ancient Lakes

Quincy, Washington

All around you, waterfalls pour over cliffs as you gaze upon colorful lakes.

468 Saves

Hike to Evergreen Mountain Lookout

Leavenworth, Washington

This is a relatively short hike, at only 2.6 miles round trip, that takes you up to the nearly 5600 foot summit. The hike may be short but it is extremely steep, gaining 1300ft in the 1.

619 Saves

Hike to Tunnel Falls

Cascade Locks, Oregon

This hike begins at the Eagle Creek Trailhead. This is the same trailhead that goes to popular Punchbowl Falls. The trail to reach Tunnel Falls is 12 miles roundtrip on an out and back trail.

963 Saves

Explore Brandywine Falls

Whistler, Canada

Brandywine Falls is a spectacular 70 metre waterfall. It is best seen from the viewpoint which also presents some marvelous views of Daisy Lake and the surrounding mountains.

664 Saves

Hike to the Summit of Mt. Erie

Anacortes, Washington

To start this hike, jump on trail 215 for a short distance of about a 1/4 mile. From here, continue until you cross trail 320 and head left onto it. Stay on 320 until you come across trail 230.

425 Saves