Explore Washington's lush forests and Cascade Mountain views without traveling deep into the backcountry. This book features 40 easy-to-follow urban trails that allow hikers of all levels to discover the landmarks that shape the Evergreen state's cities and towns. Urban Hikes Washington provides the latest information to plan a customized trip: Common and lesser-known hikes, from city center strolls to forest trails Full-color photos and maps, detailed trail descriptions, and trailhead GPS Insightful hike overviews and details on distance, difficulty, canine compatibility, and more Washington boasts a plethora of great urban hikes, and this guide highlights both family-friendly footpaths and culinary and gastronomic delights found along the way. Find hikes suited to every ability. Stroll Spokane's River Walk Loop to take in the sights of Expo '74 or enjoy a pint of local beer after a walk to Downtown Bellingham along South Bay Trail. Discover arboretum trails, waterfront walks, after-work rambles, and more.
Brandon Fralic and Rachel Wood are the authors of Beer Hiking Pacific Northwest. Since launching their blog, Beers at the Bottom, in 2013, they've written about travel, hiking, and beer for publications including Washington Trails, REI Coop Journal, and OutdoorsNW. Both are lifelong residents of Washington State.