Explore the beauty of Washington’s natural landscape with this fully updated guide featuring the 100 best low-impact day hikes in the state—perfect for aging baby boomers, seniors, those traveling with small children, and anyone else interested more in a stroll than a climb.
From the Olympic Peninsula to Mount Rainier and Snoqualmie Pass, The Creaky Knees Guide Washington is a day-hiking guidebook filled with kinder, gentler trails, featuring 100 of the best easy-to-walk hikes throughout the state. Written in an informative style that will appeal to anyone, regardless of age, this helpful guide includes trail ratings from 1 (worthwhile) to 5 (spectacular) based on water features and other enjoyable factors; topographical maps with elevation profiles; and information at a glance, such as recommended seasons, estimated hiking times, permit and parking
fees, and distance and elevation gain.
▪ Bridal Veil Falls
▪ Rialto Beach
▪ Beacon Rock
▪ Ginkgo Petrified Forest Trails
▪ Painted Rocks
▪ Chain Lakes Loop
▪ Middle Fork Snoqualmie
▪ Hyak Tunnel
▪ Turnbull National
▪ Wildlife Refuge
▪ and many more!
Other titles in Creaky Knees easy hike series include Creaky Knees Oregon, Creaky Knees Northern California, and Creaky Knees Arizona.
"As I get older the criteria have changed for a hike... [The Creaky Knees Guide] meets those criteria."
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“You’ll soon find that [The Creaky Knees hiking books] will be your go-to guides for enjoyable jaunts in the great outdoors.”