Best Fitness in Washington

Looking for the best fitness in Washington? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Washington. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the incredible Outbound community.

  • Hike to Poo Poo Point

    The Poo Poo Point trail is a great option for beautiful forest and great views only about 20 minutes outside of Seattle. The longer and less steep of the two routes to Poo Poo Point, this trail leaves from the Issaquah High School (the shorter and...

    7.2 miles 1858 ft gain

  • Snowy Hike to Rattlesnake Ledge

    The trail to Rattlesnake Ledge is one of the busiest in Washington. Usually, a Saturday or Sunday is a no go for a lot of avid hikers due to the crowds. Adding a little snow and cold diminishes the crowds nicely. While it is no secret, this hik...

    4 miles 1160 ft gain

  • Hike to Lake of the Angels

    The trail up to Lake of the Angels, known as the Putvin Trail, starts out pretty mellow with a gradual uphill climb. Your first marker will be an old roadbed at around 1.4 miles, but you'll need to cross two ravines before making it there. It's th...

    8 miles 3400 ft gain

  • Hike or Run the Licorice Fern Trail

    From Seattle, take the I-90 E to exit 15. Make a right on 17th Ave. This street will later become Renton/Issaquah Rd. Drive about four miles then turn right on to May Valley Rd. Make a sharp right onto SE 112th St. This street will soon turn into ...

    4 miles 500 ft gain

  • Hike Tiger Mountain via West Tiger Trail #3

    To start this 5-mile roundtrip hike, from the parking lot, you can follow the W Tiger #3 sign, which will lead you to the trail. This hike is easy to do (minus potential crowds) with wide dirt trails, and signage to point you in the right directio...

    5 miles 2000 ft gain

  • Trail Run in Coal Creek Park

    This run takes you through Coal Creek park and follows the creek along the trail with minimal elevation gain. This trail can also be accessed from the northern end of the park if that's a more convenient drive. For the lower parking lot, park at t...

    6 miles 550 ft gain

  • Hike to Bandera Mountain

    This hike has unreal views of Mount Rainier. On a great clear spring day the mountain is out. It's right in your face. Its incredible. If you tackle this hike in the spring the bear grass and wildflowers are alive and blooming towards the top and ...

    8 miles 3400 ft gain

  • Run Discovery Park

    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. There are easy offshoots of the loop if you're looking to get a little extra distance. Keep an eye out for Hidden ...

    3 miles

  • Run the Howe Street Stairs

    The Howe Street Stairs are Seattle’s longest continuous stairway, and your quads will confirm this fact after you’ve done a few sets of repeats. This is a great place to raise your heart rate and get some exercise outside of the gym. If you’re up ...

    0.5 miles 160 ft gain

  • Hike Heather-Maple Pass Loop

    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. To the right (the pathway that is not paved) is the counter-clockwise route, a little less steep an...

    7.2 miles 2000 ft gain

  • Camp on Blake Island

    There are 2 ways to get to Blake Island: private boat or via the Argosy Cruises tour boat (or if you're ambitious, I guess you can swim there!). If traveling by private boat, there is a marina with limited dock space as well as buoy moorings arou...

  • Backpack the Summerland Trail

    The Summerland trail is by far the easiest trail that I ever experienced. The trail is well maintained and for the first 3 miles you are surrounded by trees and the sound of waterfalls and rivers, and it's green everywhere. The last 1.3 miles, y...

    8.6 miles 1950 ft gain