Best Parks for Hiking Near Puyallup, WA

July 18th, 2018 by

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Have Questions?

There’s plenty of fun stuff to do in Tacoma, but when you’re looking to get out of town and enjoy some exercise and beautiful views, check out one of the best parks for hiking near Puyallup, WA.

Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier is the geographic monument par excellence of the Pacific Northwest, and the National Park that surrounds it offers plentiful trails for hiking, ranging from the 2.5-mile Bench and Snow Lake Trail to the 45-mile Northern Loop Trail.

Iron Horse State Park Hyak Trailhead

Make the drive to the Hyak Trailhead at Iron Horse State Park and enjoy the cascades and scablands of the diverse and breathtaking 212-mile Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail.

High Rock Lookout

High Rock Lookout is a prominent 5,685-foot peak on Sawtooth Ridge. With steep cliffs, exposures, and a straight 600-foot drop on its north face, it is not for beginners or the faint of heart, and climbers and hikers should use extreme caution when undertaking this iconic landmark.

Foothills Trail Trailhead

Enjoy biking, rollerblading, running, and hiking on the accessible Foothills Trail, with an access right on the east side of Puyallup at the confluence of the Puyallup and Carbon Rivers, where it continues for 15 miles to McMillin.

Twin Falls Trailhead

Take the 20-mile Olalie Trail through Olalie State Park, where in addition to Twin Falls you’ll also be able to enjoy incredible views and some of the best angling in the area. Want to enjoy it a different way The Olalie Trail is also mountain bike friendly.

Count on Puyallup Nissan for All Your Outdoor Fun Near Tacoma

Need a capable SUV to take you on your outdoor adventures? Make the trip to Puyallup Nissan to step inside the Nissan Rogue and check out all its advanced safety features. And while you’re here, chat with our staff about other fun outdoor activities to enjoy in Tacoma or Auburn.

 

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