Day Hikes

alger from alger alp
Washington

Alger Alp

If you are looking for an easy day hike, then Alger alp may just be your place. Just an easy trail to a beautiful lookout spot

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waterboy standing under bridal veil falls
Washington

Bridal Veil Falls

Bridal Veil Falls is Lake Serene’s little sister. An easier hike than the lake but an equally desirable destination for the day.

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basin below church mountain mount baker highway
Washington

Church Mountain

Church Mountain trail is one of the most popular hikes along Mount Baker Highway. Converts of nature will rejoice at the jaw-dropping views.

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looking up at easy pass
Washington

Easy Pass

I have only used Easy Pass to access a climb, but, it would be an excellent day hike destination. Most ages should be able to enjoy it.

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fort casey guard tower
Washington

Fort Casey State Park

Fort Casey State Park in Washington is a perfect day out for the history buff. You can explore the old military base, hike, and see the beach.

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sloan peak seen from goat lake
Washington

Goat Lake

Goat Lake trail is a Washington favorite. Due to this, it is very busy on weekends. Come on a weekday for solitude

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wildflowers below hannegan pass
Washington

Hannegan Pass

Save for the last small stretch, the hike of Hannegan Pass Trail is an easy walk up a river valley. Come in summer so your hike is filled by wildflowers.

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hoodoo peak from hoodoo pass
Washington

Hoodoo Peak

Hoodoo Peak is one of the “easy” Bulger peaks. But the views are mind blowing and worth the walk for any avid hiker

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lion king rock
India

Lion King Rock

A quick hike from the resort town of Manali in Himachal Pradesh, India to a viewpoint of the Himalayan Peaks around the town site.

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last stretch of trail along madrone crest
Washington

Madrone Crest

The Madrone Crest Trail is one of the many trails in Bellingham’s Chuckanut Mountains. As with most trails here, it is a well-marked easy day out.

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waterboy mount ellinor
Washington

Mount Ellinor

Mount Ellinor trail in Washington’s Olympic National Park is famous not for the summit but the glissade down.

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lake tekapo from mount john south summit
New Zealand

Mount John Walkway

Mount John Walkway provides an easy-to-navigate route for viewing Lake Tekapō from above. Be sure to walk the full loop for the best views

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the summit haystack on mount si
Washington

Mount Si

If you love overcrowded, challenging to reach summits, then Mount Si Hike is for you. There is a small scramble section at the top that’s fun

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view from oyster dome bellinghma washington
Washington

Oyster Dome

Oyster dome trail is always crowded but that should not stop you from enjoying it. There is ample space on top.

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park butte lookout tower
Washington

Park Butte Lookout

Park Butte Fire Lookout is a classic. If you can handle light scrambling for the last half mile, it is one of our best fire lookouts

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hikers descending peak hill's ridge line
New Zealand

Peak Hill

Peak hill should have been a straightforward hike to the top of a small peak. A strong wind stopped that. Either way the view was worth it

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perry creek falls upper section
Washington

Perry Creek Falls

Perry Creek Falls is an excellent alternative to many of the area hikes. It usually has fewer people due to the approach.

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view from the rosario beach hike
Washington

Rosario Beach

Looking for one of the best views that Deception Pass has to offer? Then the Rosario Beach Hike is for you.

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sauk mountain summits from the trail
Washington

Sauk Mountain

Having only one steep hill to conquer makes Sauk mountain trail a good summit for most fit hikers. That one hill is a challenge though.

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seagull in teddy bear cove
Washington

Teddy Bear Cove

Teddy Bear Cove in Bellingham is an easy hike down to a small beach. Come for low tide the beach has plentiful wildlife and tide pools

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middle falls wallace falls trail
Washington

Wallace Falls

Wallace falls is one of those northwest classics that families pack into on any decent weekend. If you don’t mind a crowd, its worth it.

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windy peak summit block
Washington

Windy Peak

For a Bulger peak you are only going to find a few that are this easy. This one is difficult because you will have trouble finding the time to drive there

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