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    Top Spots in and near Jefferson County

    • Port Angeles, Washington

      Hurricane Hill

      4.8
      3.13 mi / 689 ft gain
      To get to this hike you drive up to Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park. The drive up to Hurricane Ridge is on a winding road with amazing views of the mountains. Once you reach the visitors center at Hurricane Ridge you can fill up water bottles or use the restroom. The trailhead for Hurric...
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    • Port Orchard, Washington

      Crabbing Puget Sound

      Did you know that Dungeness Crabs are named after the port of Dungeness, Washington where they were first commercially fished? Big, meaty and delicious these crabs are plentiful in the Puget Sound region as their under appreciated cousins the Red Rock Crab. The Washington State Department of Fi...
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    • Woodinville, Washington

      Woodland Plateau and Lloyd Trail Loop

      5.0
      2.63 mi / 276 ft gain
      Woodland Plateau and Lloyd Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Woodinville, Washington.
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    • Anacortes, Washington

      Hike to the Summit of Mt. Erie

      4.0
      5 mi / 900 ft gain
      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.Take 230 uphill (resembles an old fire road) toward the ravine just above a creek. From here, head onto ...
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    • Mount Vernon, Washington

      Explore the Flower Fields of Skagit Valley

      4.3
      Skagit Valley is an important agricultural region of Washington State, but the prettiest time of year to attend is during the spring when flower season takes hold. Daffodils first, then tulips, and then irises bloom and cover fields as far as the eye can see. The Skagit Tulip Festival is held eve...
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    • Friday Harbor, Washington

      Hike through the American Camp

      3 mi
      For what was once a highly contested and disputed piece of land in the Pacific Ocean, now lays home to one of the most peaceful, tranquil, and historic hikes in the island chain. Start the hike at the parking lot of the San Juan Island National Historic Site American Camp Visitor Center. Proceed ...
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    • Hoodsport, Washington

      Climb Mt. Washington

      3.5
      Follow the driving directions, pass the upper Mt Eleanor parking area and continue until the road dead-ends due to a landslide. Try to leave room for cars to turn around when you park.Follow the trail which starts just near the lake boulder near the parking area. The trail through the lower slope...
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    • Port Angeles, Washington

      Humes Ranch and Goblin Gates

      6.4 mi / 994 ft gain
      The Elwha River Trail cuts south into the heart of Olympic National Park along a densely forested valley, following the same route taken by some of the earliest explorers of the Olympic Peninsula at the end of the 19th century. Past Port Angeles, at a hard curve in US-101, take Olympic Hot Sprin...
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    • Port Angeles, Washington

      Wolf Creek Trail

      8.12 mi / 3970 ft gain
      To tackle the Wolf Creek Trail, you start by winding up Whiskey Bend Road just outside of Port Angeles, falling the curves and hills of Elwha River. The peaks of the Olympic Mountains stand in the distance.Once you approach a clearing and small parking area, you grab the gear and hit the trail. T...
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    • Bellevue, Washington

      Bellevue Botanical Garden

      The park is open dawn to dusk. The botanical garden is free to visit and offers excellent photography opportunities.   Additional InfoCopper Kettle Coffee Bar is available at the garden: Weekdays: 10am – 3pm; Saturday & Sunday: 10am – 5pmGarden Map with different attractions featuredBotanica...
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    • Port Angeles, Washington

      West Elwha River Trail

      5.0
      6.11 mi / 1198 ft gain
      West Elwha River Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Port Angeles, Washington.
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    • Blakely Island, Washington

      Hike and Camp at James Island

      If you're looking for a weekend camping getaway to a small San Juan Island and you have a boat of substantial size or experience sea kayaking, this is the adventure for you!Launch your boat from Washington Park in Anacortes and cruise or sea kayak across Rosario Straight to James Island. There i...
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    • Port Angeles, Washington

      Olympic Hot Springs

      3.7
      21.52 mi / 3556 ft gain
      A local favorite, this moderate day hike winds its way uphill from the Appleton Pass trailhead through old growth stands of fir, hemlock and cedar for 2.2 miles to a cluster of hot springs interspersed among the trees. Note: This route is now closed due to a washed out road. The current route is ...
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    • Port Angeles, Washington

      Madison Falls

      4.0
      0.16 mi / 98 ft gain
      Madison Falls is at the end of a 200 foot paved pathway. It is approximately 60 feet tall and lingers in the midst of incredible lush forest. Enjoy it from a viewing point of up close and personal where you can see the greenest of moss growing up along the rocks.
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    • Port Angeles, Washington

      Swim in the Elwha River

      Tucked away in the trees along Olympic Hot Springs Road, the Elwha River slows to a crawl and forms a perfect natural swimming hole. It is a great place to cool off, picnic, and enjoy the beautiful forest surrounding the Elwha River.   The river's water is crystal clear and a vivid blue-green co...
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    • Hoodsport, Washington

      Snowshoe Mt. Ellinor's Winter Route

      5 mi / 4500 ft gain
      You can stat this adventure at one of two trailheads. I suggest using the lower of the two. The start of the trail ascends through a forest of old growth pines with periodic views of Mt Washington. Eventually, at a fork in the trail, you will see a sign marking the start of the winter route. You ...
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