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Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge Trail

Olympia, WA

Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge Trail is a 4.4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Olympia, WA that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round.

  • Best Hiking

  • Best Mountain Biking

  • Best Trail Running

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Mima Falls Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

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Rock Candy Mountain Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

This is a nice trail in a much larger trail system designated for motorized use from May to December. I have ridden this trail, and many parts of it connected with other trails, on my dirt bike. Not particularly challenging but a good ride. I don't understand why anyone would want to hike it during motorized use time frame. And to Miss Zieber, you should be able to hear any motorcycle coming your way from a half mile distance, plenty of time to get off the trail and let them pass. Not to mention the entire southern half (south of C-line) of the forest trails which are non motorized use only.

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Capitol Peak Trail
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4 Completed 4 Reviews

Another trail not properly designated. This is a heavily traveled motorcycle atv trail along with all other use. The most challenging trail on the property. The 3/4 mile long grunt trail is aptly named that intersects this trail. The view at the top includes baker, rainier, Adams, St. Helens, Stewart and the olympics. You can literally drive most of the way up to the top, see the big radio towers on the satellite map.

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Capitol State Forest -Larch Mountain Loop
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4 Completed 4 Reviews

This is really primarily an off road trail for motorcycles. Not exactly scenic for a hiker. One of my favorite trails for my 350 husqvarna enduro bike. Probably a great mtn bike trail too.

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Priest Point
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

So muddy and the trail was way too tiny for the digs and wagon. I'd say great for older kids but not so much the little ones!

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Mima Falls Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

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Watershed Park Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Great for kids, easy loop, beautiful forest

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Watershed Park Trail
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4 Completed 4 Reviews

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McLane Creek Woods Trail
by Sasia Melanson

12 Completed 2 Reviews

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Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews