Can you hike in Seattle in winter? One of the most fantastic things about living in Seattle is that you can hike all year long! Sure, we have dark, short days and lots of cloudy days and rain, but you can still get outside and enjoy winter hikes near Seattle.
Can you hike in the winter Washington State? We’re sharing a list of our 11 favorite winter hikes in Washington, including mileage, elevation gain, and any tips we have. Although winter in Washington is known for being a tad gloomy and rainy, there are some serious perks to braving the cold and wet for an adventure!
Where can I hike in Seattle in December? 1. Baker Lake Trail. Mount Baker, Baker Lake —the views of one from the other are spectacular, and with a low trailhead elevation of around 1,000 feet, the route stays snow-free almost all year round.
Can you hike Rainier in winter? Most of Mount Rainier’s roads are closed for winter. The road from Nisqually Entrance to Longmire is open year-round, but may close during extreme weather. The road between Longmire and Paradise closes nightly in winter and reopens in the morning once the road has been plowed.