Seattle Day Hike: Middle Fork Snoqualmie River

The Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River is a fantastic trail close to the Seattle area. Accessible year-round and easy to navigate, this family-friendly hike through lush forest has a little bit of everything.

Seattle Day Hike: Cedar Lake

The Chuckanut Mountains are best known for the colorful drive along Puget Sound during the fall. Open for hiking year-round, Cedar Lake is one of the mountain’s best lakes, a small, quiet swimming hole on the mountain’s northeastern end. Author Scott Leonard shares information about the length of the hike, the optional climb to view Puget Sound, and more.

Moon Take a Hike Seattle

Beautiful lakes, sparkling bays, rugged peaks, lush hills, and countless islands comprise the outlying area of the bustling city of Seattle. There is such stunning scenery around the city that hiking in Seattle is more than a trek around town. Scott Leonard shows you the best hikes in and around Seattle—all within two hours of […]

Moon Spotlight Washington’s Northern Cascades Camping & Hiking

Moon Spotlight Washington’s Northern Cascades Camping & Hiking is a 205-page compact guide covering the region’s best camping and hiking sights—including Alpine Lakes Wildnerness, Cendar River Municipal Watershed, and Mount Pilchuck State Park—perfect for campers or hikers looking for a back-country campsite or a place to pitch a tent. Each camp listing has at-a-glance icons […]

Moon Spotlight Olympic Peninsula Camping & Hiking

Moon Spotlight Olympic Peninsula Camping and Hiking is a 115-page compact guide covering the region’s best camping and hiking sights—including Brothers Wilderness, Olympic National Forest, and Wonder Mountain Wilderness—perfect for campers or hikers looking for a back-country campsite or a place to pitch a tent. Each camp listing has at-a-glance icons that indicate nearby hiking […]

Moon Pacific Northwest Hiking

Outdoorsmen Sean Patrick Hill and Scott Leonard know the best hiking trails in the Pacific Northwest, including the Oregon Coast, Puget Sound, and the Columbia River Gorge. Hill and Leonard provide easy-to-follow maps, driving directions, as well as difficulty and scenic ratings for each hiking trail. Complete with details on what to pack and wear […]

Moon Washington Hiking

Writer and avid outdoorsman Scott Leonard covers the best hiking adventures in Washington State, including those in Olympic Peninsula, Mount Rainier, the San Juan Islands, and the Northern Cascades. Leonard also offers his picks of the Top 10 Easy Hikes, Top 10 Weekend Backpacking Trips, and Top 10 Lake Hikes, along with easy-to-follow maps, driving […]