Best Seattle Hiking Trails for Beginners

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One of the most unique things about visiting Seattle is you're in a city surrounded by mountains, wilderness, and waterways. This means it’s easy to find a place to enjoy a short nature getaway when you don’t have time for a longer excursion. One of the best and most popular outdoor leisure activities in Seattle is hiking. After all, you don’t need much to enjoy a good hike: Just bring appropriate clothing, water, snacks, and a map. If you’re new to hiking, you probably don’t want to start out with a 4-day hiking and camping extravaganza. More likely, you’re looking for a relatively easy hike of a few miles that you can do in a daytrip. The following trails are some of the best places for Seattle hiking and are also suitable for beginners. Washington Park … [Read more...]