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  • Jefferson County, Washington

    Top Spots in and near Jefferson County

    • Anacortes, Washington

      Pacific NW Trail in Deception Pass State Park

      5.0
      2.12 mi / 259 ft gain
      Starting from the Rosario Beach parking lot, the trail heads out past a large recreation area for families and into a wooded area leading up to Rosario Head.  At this point in the trail there are beaches on either side that provide a great opportunity to explore some tidal pools. If you choose to...
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    • 4399 Bowman Bay Road, Washington

      Hike or Run the Lighthouse Point Trail

      5.0
      1.9 mi / 285 ft gain
      The Lighthouse Point Trail is yet another offshoot of Deception Pass Park’s wonderful trail system, which weaves itself through the northern corners to the southern ends of the park’s expansive walking paths. Perfect for families and for adventurers just getting their hiking legs warmed up for th...
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    • 15671 Rosario Road, Washington

      Hike or Run Lottie Point Loop

      1.5 mi / 50 ft gain
      One of the best routes to add to your itinerary when exploring Deception Pass State Park, one of Washington’s most popular year-round camping, hiking, and kayaking destinations; The Lottie Point Loop trail is a great offshoot of a larger trail system that takes you across soaring cliffsides and a...
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    • Seattle, Washington

      Visit Alki Beach

      5.0
      1 mi
      There is parking for about a mile along Alki Ave. SW, however it quickly fills up quickly so get there early. The beach is about a mile long and since there is little parking there is a good chance you will need to walk a fair distance.  There are many things to do at this beach. There are kayak,...
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    • Seattle, Washington

      Kayak the Washington Arboretum Loop

      4.0
      Situated just southeast from the shores of the University of Washington, the Washington Arboretum Loop is a short yet gorgeous paddling excursion. What it lacks in length, it more than makes up for in its peaceful escape from the city and its beautiful path carved out through fields of lily pads....
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    • Lopez Island, Washington

      Watmough Bay Trail

      4.0
      1.59 mi / 453 ft gain
      The Watmough Bay Trail on Lopez Island, Washington, is a moderate-level hiking trail that stretches for approximately 1.59 miles. The trail is known for its unique natural features, including a prominent cliff face, a pebble beach, and a protected bay. The trail is relatively flat, making it acce...
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    • Anacortes, Washington

      Hike Sares Head

      2.1 mi / 440 ft gain
      Starting at the parking area, there is a roughly 2 mile hike through the woods. Depending on which route you take, you will suddenly end up at one of many incredible view points looking West at the Olympic Mountains, open ocean, and the San Juan Islands. In some areas you will be about 150 feet a...
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    • Seattle, Washington

      Washington Park Arboretum Loop Trail

      5.0
      2.4 mi / 197 ft gain
      The Washington Park Arboretum is the perfect place to swing through if you're looking for a short and gentle trail run without leaving the city. This expansive park includes the UW Botanic Gardens, Japanese Gardens, entire length of the Arboretum Creek - all landmarks you'll pass on this trail. ...
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    • Lake Stevens, Washington

      Water and Snow Ski Stevens to Stevens

      5.0
      Have you ever dreamed of snow skiing and water skiing in the same day? This March, plan your adventure of a lifetime to Stevens Pass and Lake Stevens, Washington. You will need a winter coat, a wet suit, and a heart made of love for the outdoors.Keep an eye on mountain and lake weather conditions...
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    • Seattle, Washington

      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 around the island for a moorage fee. Blake Island is ...
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    • Seattle, Washington

      Sunset Sail near Seattle

      5.0
      Although weekend sails are available, this is one of the best ways to get a mid-week fresh air fix in Seattle.Start with a 1.5 hour sunset sail reservation with Emerald City Charters ( approx. $33 per adult). The day of your sail, pack a bag with blankets, drinks and picnic-style dinner. Catch th...
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    • Port Angeles, Washington

      Klahhane Ridge Trail

      13.2 mi / 4016 ft gain
      The winding roads and drop-off cliffs provide an outstanding journey to the trailheads on a clear day. If you have to bear through the fog, your reward at the top is worth every second of what you missed. The first image above is your view from the Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center, so even if you a...
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    • Kirkland, Washington

      Forbes Creek Stairs

      3.0
      0.19 mi / 92 ft gain
      All benefits of a stair master paired with fresh air is the perfect recipe for a northwest workout. 210 wooden railroad ties make up a staircase that will test your endurance, build strength and get you sweating in no time. The stairs are open year round, 24 hours a day and offer parking for abo...
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    • Port Angeles, Washington

      Run Ediz Hook "The Spit"

      4.7
      3 mi / 0 ft gain
      Ediz Hook or as locals call it, "the Spit" is a 3 mile long sand spit that extends out from Port Angeles along the Juan De Fuca. The views of the surrounding mountains and Vancouver Island, the marine life, beaches, and picnic areas make this a prime spot for a memorable run.  We parked at the lo...
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    • Seattle, Washington

      Take in the View of Downtown Seattle from Dr. Jose Rizal Park

      4.0
      Enjoy a wonderful view of the Seattle skyline from Dr. Jose Rizal park. Parking is easy and accessible, and the park has lots of benches for sitting and taking in the view. Walk around the park for different views of the city or take in the surrounding neighborhood, you'll most likely catch a lot...
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    • Mason County, Washington

      Hike to Lake of the Angels

      5.0
      6.75 mi / 3599 ft gain
      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 thick forest with gorgeous views in the clearings, s...
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