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Hike: Melakwa Lake

Melakwa Lake

Just an hour outside of Seattle resides Melakwa Lake (Note: Melakwa is Chinook for Mosquito). An 8.5 mile roundtrip hike with a 2,500 ft. elevation gain featuring an oasis perfect for a hot, afternoon swim. Northwest Pass Required. More information on Melakwa Lake at WTA.org

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Hike: Rattlesnake Ledge Trail

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This past week has been a sun-filled delight for everyone across the Pacific Northwest and with summer coming just around the corner I decided it's time to share a few of my favorite hikes, one beautiful trial at a time. Located just over half an hour away from Seattle, Rattlesnake Ledge, is one of the closest most family/dog-friendly trails you will find. The well-maintained trail is easy to get to, four miles round trip and includes an epic vantage point. This popular route is a great option for anyone new to hiking or for someone who wants to get a hike in but, maybe does not have all day to enjoy...

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