#1: Olympic National Park - Hoh River to Third Beach (Hiking)
Trace the rugged coastline past dozens of sea-carved rock formations on this five-star weekend trip along the Olympic Peninsula.
#2: Kitsap Peninsula (Road Biking)
Ferry from Seattle to explore Kitsap Peninsula’s lonely country roads on this 78-miler featuring two mean climbs and stunning panoramas of Olympic National Park.
#3: Kayaking Lake Union (Paddling)
Rent or bring a kayak and cruise around Lake Union, the locks, and Lake Washington. Great panoramic views of downtown Seattle and the University of Washington.
#4: Woodinville - Paradise Valley Conservation Area (Mountain Biking)
A must-ride for mountain bikers in the Seattle area, the Paradise Valley Conservation Area serves up some of the best singletrack riding in western Washington.
#5: Mount St. Helens - Worm Flows Winter Route (Mountaineering)
This challenging summit climb up Mount St. Helens leads hikers past waterfalls and lava flows to the edge of a smoldering crater.
#6: Mount Adams via South Spur (Mountaineering)
Climb the Northwest's tallest nontechnical volcano.
#7: Greenwater, Lost, and Echo Lakes Loop (Hiking)
Connect a string of mountain lakes, open ridgelines, and prime views of Mt. Rainier on this 23.4-mile lasso loop in the Norse Peak Wilderness.
#8: The Enchantments (Hiking)
Trek through a glacier-carved basin filled with turquoise lakes and jagged peaks on this challenging, 22.2-mile backpacking trip in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness.