Best Winter Walks & Hikes: Puget Sound

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Don't let winter weather keep you indoors! Grab your Gore-tex and head for some of the most beautiful places in the Puget Sound region. Winter Walks and Hikes: Puget Sound reveals 75 of the best paths and trails for off-season outdoor recreation. From urban parks in Seattle and the eastside communities to the foothills and lowlands of the Nisqually River, from the Issquah Alps to Hood Canal, there are opportunities waiting for you wherever you go. Includes special trips farther afield, such as hikes up Mount ...
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Overview

Don't let winter weather keep you indoors! Grab your Gore-tex and head for some of the most beautiful places in the Puget Sound region. Winter Walks and Hikes: Puget Sound reveals 75 of the best paths and trails for off-season outdoor recreation. From urban parks in Seattle and the eastside communities to the foothills and lowlands of the Nisqually River, from the Issquah Alps to Hood Canal, there are opportunities waiting for you wherever you go. Includes special trips farther afield, such as hikes up Mount Walker and Mount Zion just inside Olympic National Forest, and the spectacular Mima Mounds and Black Hills Crest outside Olympia.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780898868227
  • Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The
  • Publication date: 10/28/2002
  • Series: Best Hikes Series
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 252
  • Sales rank: 1,393,625
  • Product dimensions: 5.62 (w) x 8.38 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 11
The Western Moraine: Seattle 31
Olmsted Way 36
Seward Park 37
Washington Park Arboretum 38
Foster's Island-Waterfront Trail-Montlake Bridge 39
University of Washington Campus 40
Ravenna Park 42
Green Lake 43
Woodland Park 44
Burke-Gilman Once and Future Trail 46
Golden Gardens Park to Gasworks Park 48
Gasworks Park to Matthews Beach Park 50
Matthews Beach Park to Blyth Park 52
Sand Point (Warren G. Magnuson) Park 53
Other Trips 54
The Eastern Moraines: Overlake 57
Luther Burbank Park 60
Mercer Slough Nature Park 61
Lake-to-Lake Greenway Trail 64
Wilburton Hill Park 65
Kelsey Creek Park 66
Lake Hills Greenbelt Park 67
Weowna Park 69
Kirkland Watershed Park 71
Kirkland Waterfront 73
Juanita Bay Park 75
St. Edward State Park 76
Redmond Watershed Park 78
Sammamish River Once and Future Trail 82
Lake Sammamish Trail 86
Other Trips 87
Issaquah Alps 89
Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park 92
Coal Creek Townsite 94
Red Town Ballfield Meadow Project 97
Seattle & Walla Walla Railroad 98
Coal Creek Falls 101
De Leo Wall 103
Anti-Aircraft Peak to Clay Pit Peak 105
Wilderness Peak via Shy Bear Pass 107
Squak Mountain State Park 109
Bus-to-Squak Trail 111
Central Peak-Northeast Face Loop 113
Tiger Mountain State Forest: The Working Forest 115
Tiger Mountain Trail: South End 119
East Tiger Mountain via Silent Swamp 121
Northwest Timber Trail 123
Tiger Mountain State Forest: West Tiger Mountain Natural Resources Conservation Area 124
West Tiger 3 125
West Tiger Railroad 127
Tiger Mountain Trail: North End 131
Tradition Plateau Natural Resources Conservation Area 134
Still More Alps 139
Other Trips 140
Cedar River 141
Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park 144
Cedar River "Trail" 145
Echo Mountain (Lake Desire-Spring Lake Regional Wildland Park) 149
Green River 153
Duwamish River 156
Black River 157
"River of Green" 160
Green River Gorge 163
Flaming Geyser State Park 164
Kummer (Black Diamond) Bridge 167
Green River Gorge Resort 168
Franklin Bridge 171
Black Diamond Museum 171
Kanaskat-Palmer State Park 173
Nolte State Park (Deep Lake) 174
Mount McDonald 174
Soos Creek (Gary Grant) Park 176
Other Trips 177
White River 179
Game Farm Wilderness Park 181
Mount Pete 183
Three Sisters 185
Grass Mountain 188
Federation Forest State Park 191
Other Trips 193
Puyallup River 195
West Hylebos State Park 197
Swan Creek Canyon Park 198
Snake Lake Nature Center 200
Tacoma-to-Tahoma Trail (That Could be) 202
Port of Tacoma 203
Big Valley's End 204
Foothills "Trail" 206
Carbon River Parkway Trail (That Could be) 207
Other Trips 210
Nisqually River 213
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park 215
Pack Forest 217
Hugo Peak 220
1000 Loop 221
Other Trips 225
The Southern Frontier 227
Mima Mounds Natural Area 229
Black Hills Crest 232
Other Trips 235
The Western Skyline 237
South Mountain 239
Mount Walker 241
Mount Zion 243
Other Trips 245
Northward Ho! 246
Index 249
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