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Cities in Washington State with trails Print

 As you travel our wonderfully diverse state, take your bike and walking shoes and see what other communities have done to provide their citizens with places to exercise and enjoy nature at it's best.  Bring home the spirit that we can also do this in our community.  Join LCCT and let's do this together.

 

Chehalis Western Trail links Olympia, Tenino and Yelm with over 20 miles of level, paved trails.The closest trailhead from Centralia is the the City Park in Tenino. Just a great trail for all ages.    

 

Greenway Trail in Yakima  is called "The Jewel of Yakima" Ten miles of paved pathway connects three parks, two fishing lakes and three river access landings.  The Yakima Greenway is the perfect place for walking, bird watching, fishing, running, biking, skating, picnicking and enjoying healthy outdoor activities

 

Wenatchee Loop Trail is a 10 mile trail along the Columbia River. A good starting place is at the Confluence State Park in Wenatchee.

 

Foothills Trail  is a 15 mile 'rail trail' from Puyallup to Orting to South Prairie.  It goes through some beautiful countryside and follows the Carbon River for a stretch.  There are plans to extend the trail to Carbonado and Buckley.

 

Olympic Discovery Trail currently extends 25 miles from Sequim to Port Angeles. It is relatively flat for most of the way with a few dips and hills.  The surface is paved or compacted gravel and suitable for all bike tires. The trail will ultimately run from Port Townsend to Forks - 150 miles!

 

Snoqualmie Centennial Trail is 29 miles in length and connects the towns of Snoqualmie and Arlington as it meanders through one of the most beautiful agricultural valleys in the state.

 

Galloping Goose Trail  is an extensive trail system that takes you throughout Victoria B.C. and the surrounding region (OK it's not in Washington state, but you can see it from Port Angeles). If you can't decide on which section to use -try the north section called the Lochside Trail.  It takes you out of the city and through some beautiful countryside.  Level and compacted surface.

 

San Juan Island Trails   There are a number of public trail systems on the island for hikers, bicycles and non motorized use. For maps of these areas visit their web site.
 

Some other Washington cities with trails:

Vancouver, WA - A wide variety of trails in the Vancouver area.  The Renaissance Trail along the Columbia River has easy access from I-5 which makes it a good stop on your way to or from Portland, OR.

Tacoma - Point Defiance park

Longview - Sacajawea park

Spokane - Trial along the river

Bellingham - A series of trails along the waterfront and at various parks.

If you discover new trails as you travel the state please share them with us. We will add them to our list for others to enjoy.  Thanks.

 

A great site to find Rails-to Trails  throughout the United States: http://www.traillink.com/home.aspx

 

Try MapMyWalk.com : http://www.mapmywalk.com/route/us/wa/centralia/575127260175758846

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
WEB Connections

More Hiking & Biking Trails  

 As you head east on Hwy 12 there are many great places to stop and explore.

 Find great hiking trails along with a full description of activities and information at these websites:

Mt. Rainier - Find-a-Hike interactive map http://www.visitrainier.com/

Mt. St. Helens - Print area trail map                 http://www.mountsthelens.com/

Packwood area - Hiking and Mountain Biking    http://www.destinationpackwood.com/ 

White Pass - Download a Byway Hiking Map http://www.whitepassbyway.com/

Discover Lewis County - Trails in our area   https://discoverlewiscounty.com/willapa-hills-trail

 

Community Connections

Visit these sites to see what's going on in our community.  Also, keep in contact with your local officials to let them know that you support the efforts of LCCT in developing trails in our communities!

 

Discover Lewis County Things to do in our area  

City of Centralia

City of Chehalis

Lewis County Chamber of Commerce

Lewis County Historical Museum 

Timberland Regional Library 

 

Supporting Businesses

Let's keep our resources in our community. 

Advocate Printing

Awards West 

Centralia Chiropractic Center

Centralia College Foundation

Farm & Forest Helicopter Service

Good Health Nutrition Center

Security State Bank

Thorbecke's FitLife Centers

Trans Alta

Veggies - Fruits & Vegetables and More

Washington Orthopeadic Center