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Explore the best rated trails in Tumwater, WA. Whether you're looking for an easy walking trail or a bike trail like the Seattle Waterfront Pathway and Cushman Trail. With more than 39 trails covering 4042 miles you're bound to find a perfect trail for you. Click on any trail below to find trail descriptions, trail maps, photos, and reviews.
There are many people that run and bike on the trail north of Summit Park. Heading south proves to be a bit tricky. You’ll have to cross a set of railroad tracks and busy road before getting back onto a relatively smooth trail. It end abruptly . Overall, it’s a nice quiet ride.
Rode a road tandem pulling a trailer with two doges from Pe Ell to rainbow falls state park and back. Had a great time, but should have had our fat tire tandem. Our 700-35 tires on the loose gravel, apparently layer down on the wet areas, made the going more work than fun. My other issue was the barriers at the road crossings to keep motorized vehicles off the trail. They use 2 metal posts instead of 1. This is more difficult to navigate on a tandem especially pulling a trailer. All said I will h ride this trail again.
Nice ride, but I probably won’t ride this trail again though. I started at the Showare Center in Kent. There were a lot of homeless camps scattered throughout the trail in Kent, and I got sideways looks from a few people sitting on chairs posted outside of their encampments. None of them seemed like they were gonna start something, just made me feel a bit uncomfortable.
April 24, 2023. First nice day this spring on the Tenino to Yelm trail (Tenino to Yelm and back).. A number of rough spots in the end near Yelm but most marked with yellow paint if you watch for them. Five or six road crossing about half cross paved side roads and half gravel drive ways. One crosses two lane highway had great sight lines and very little traffic to wait for. I may have seen 6 other cyclist and four walking during the out and back ride. And one other recumbent trike near the Tenino depot park.
Surprised to see this amazing trail that has great bed and breakfasts along it is not noted as part of the Great American Rail Trail. It sure would help demonstrate more GART completion if it was.
We rode from Yelm to the Yelm hwy. overpass. Nice condition all the way.
Very disappointing, it is such a nice trail but you can’t take your dog to walk there
I have ridden this trail three times now start to finish and it is hands down my favorite around. People complain because it's not paved the whole way but that is my favorite part. It's not all cookie cutter and neat, it is an adventure! 56 miles of the most beautiful scenery you have ever seen. I am going to ride it start to finish for the fourth time next weekend. Can't wait! If God rode, this would be His trail. 5 stars!
We found this hike and were so happy to complete it. Beautiful views.
If I can walk anywhere, I can go anywhere
I have the good fortune of riding this trail daily - I live on this trail that you can ride for 25 mile from Discovery park to Elliott trail and then all th way to Alki beach and Fauntleroy Ferry beautiful beautiful ride
This is a wonderful trail, the parking lots do have 2 hour parking signs but they don’t seem to be enforced. I have parked there 5 times with no issues and I was talking to some local resident trail users and they said they have never been ticketed. They think the signs are to discourage carpool parking or overnight camping. Nice restrooms too.
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