Washington Mountain Biking Trails and Maps

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Length
Surfaces
Type

Cascade Trail

22.5 mi
State: WA
Crushed Stone, Gravel

Cedar River Trail (WA)

17.4 mi
State: WA
Asphalt, Gravel

Chehalis Western Trail

21.2 mi
State: WA
Asphalt

Cowiche Canyon Trail

3 mi
State: WA
Dirt, Gravel

Fish Lake Trail

9.3 mi
State: WA
Asphalt

Great American Rail-Trail

3743.9 mi
State: DC, IA, ID, IL, IN, MD, MT, NE, OH, PA, WA, WV, WY
Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

Green-to-Cedar Rivers Trail

3.75 mi
State: WA
Gravel

Issaquah-Preston Trail

4.8 mi
State: WA
Asphalt, Gravel

Olympic Discovery Trail

90 mi
State: WA
Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt

Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail

236.46 mi
State: WA
Ballast, Concrete, Crushed Stone, Sand

Railroad Trail (WA)

3.5 mi
State: WA
Crushed Stone, Gravel

Snoqualmie Valley Trail

31.3 mi
State: WA
Gravel

Wallace Falls Railway Trail

3.7 mi
State: WA
Dirt

Yelm Rainier Tenino Trail

14 mi
State: WA
Asphalt

Colfax Trail

3 mi
State: WA
Dirt

Columbia Plateau Trail State Park

130 mi
State: WA
Asphalt, Ballast, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass, Gravel

Coweeman River Trail

4 mi
State: WA
Gravel

East Lake Sammamish Trail

11 mi
State: WA
Asphalt

Ferry County Rail Trail

25 mi
State: WA
Ballast, Crushed Stone

Interurban Trail (Bellingham)

6.7 mi
State: WA
Crushed Stone, Dirt
Accordion

Klickitat Trail

29.6 mi
State: WA
Dirt, Gravel

North Creek Trail

7.25 mi
State: WA
Asphalt, Dirt

Sylvia Creek Forestry Trail

2.3 mi
State: WA
Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel

Tolt Pipeline Trail

17.4 mi
State: WA
Dirt, Gravel, Sand

Whitehorse Regional Trail

26.6 mi
State: WA
Ballast, Gravel

Willapa Hills State Park Trail

56 mi
State: WA
Asphalt, Ballast, Crushed Stone, Grass, Gravel

Hertz Trail

3.1 mi
State: WA
Gravel

Bay to Baker Trail (Maple Falls to Glacier)

7.5 mi
State: WA
Dirt, Gravel

Pacific Way Trail

2.5 mi
State: WA
Gravel

Similkameen Trail

4.9 mi
State: WA
Dirt, Gravel
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
The 22.5-mile Cascade Trail—boasting 12 benches, 23 trestles, and two bridges made from repurposed railcars—-follows the Skagit River as it parallels State Route 20 into the Cascade foothills of...
WA 22.5 mi Crushed Stone, Gravel
The Cedar River Trail follows the old Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad corridor on a straight, flat shot out of the sprawling Seattle metro area and into the rural...
WA 17.4 mi Asphalt, Gravel
The Chehalis Western Trail follows the route of a Weyerhaeuser Timber Co. railroad by the same name that carried millions of logs out of Washington forests to the coast for shipment from the 1920s to...
WA 21.2 mi Asphalt
The well-maintained Cowiche Canyon Trail crosses nine bridges over Cowiche Creek on a mostly flat pathway flanked by walls of Columbia River Basalt and other rock forms. The trail is managed by the...
WA 3 mi Dirt, Gravel
The Fish Lake Trail leaves West Spokane and runs south through open forest to reach Queen Lucas Lake, which is 1.5 miles north of the trail's ultimate planned destination, Fish Lake Regional Park....
WA 9.3 mi Asphalt
Note: This developing route is not yet fully contiguous – it is just over 50% complete. Please refer to the Trail Map for more information on the existing sections of trail, as well as the online...
DC, IA, ID, IL, IN, MD, MT, NE, OH, PA, WA, WV, WY 3743.9 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone
The Green-to-Cedar Rivers Trail is an extension of the Cedar River Trail, which heads south from Witte Road where the two trails intersect. The Green-to-Cedar Rivers Trail passes through Lake...
WA 3.75 mi Gravel
Suburban sprawl gives way to deep forest and rural farm lots as this rail-trail follows an uphill grade from Issaquah to the outskirts of Preston. The Issaquah–Preston Trail is among a group of trails...
WA 4.8 mi Asphalt, Gravel
The Olympic Discovery Trail (ODT) will one day stretch 138 miles from Puget Sound to the Pacific Ocean. Traversing ancestral lands of the Coast Salish and S’Klallam People, the trail is an ideal way...
WA 90 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt
Closure Notice: As of April 2023, the trail is effectively closed between Texas Lake Road (east of Revere) and Rosalia due to the damage caused by the Babb Fire, construction, and gaps in the route...
WA 236.46 mi Ballast, Concrete, Crushed Stone, Sand
The Railroad Trail through east Bellingham runs for more than 3 miles between the city's Bloedel Donovan Park and Memorial Park, providing an off-road alternative to the cross-town route of Alabama...
WA 3.5 mi Crushed Stone, Gravel
Overview The Snoqualmie Valley Trail rolls from verdant dairy land in the north to a clear blue mountain lake in the south. Along the way, travelers are treated to numerous trestle crossings,...
WA 31.3 mi Gravel
Located in the Cascade foothills near the town of Gold Bar, the Wallace Falls Railway Trail (Railroad Grade) climbs 2.5 miles to meet a separate, 1.5-mile riverside ascent to Wallace Falls. The...
WA 3.7 mi Dirt
The 14-mile Yelm Rainier Tenino Trail travels through the rural towns of Yelm, Rainier, and Tenino on a paved route through agricultural areas, forests, and wetlands. Commuters can access Olympia,...
WA 14 mi Asphalt
The Colfax Trail follows an abandoned rail corridor, which snakes along the river northwest of the town of Colfax. Along the way you'll likely see wildlife in the surrounding Palouse hills and the...
WA 3 mi Dirt
As of late 2011 the Columbia Plateau Trail State Park has developed 38 miles in two segments between Fish Lake near Cheney and Martin Road near Sprague, and between Ice Harbor Dam near the Tri-Cities...
WA 130 mi Asphalt, Ballast, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass, Gravel
The Coweeman River Trail follows the dike on the west side of the river for 4 miles, giving access to the riverfront and Tam O'Shanter Park. The setting on the northern section is residential, and the...
WA 4 mi Gravel
The East Lake Sammamish Trail is an important link in the Mountains to Sound Greenway, a 1.5 million–acre landscape stretching from Seattle to Central Washington. Its origins hail from the Seattle,...
WA 11 mi Asphalt
The Ferry County Rail Trail runs between the communities of Republic and Danville at the Canadian border in northeast Washington. It follows the former corridor of the Great Northern Railway. The...
WA 25 mi Ballast, Crushed Stone
Spectacular views across Bellingham Bay to the San Juan Islands and beyond reward visitors of this Interurban Trail. All they have to do is find a clearing along the wooded path that runs a fairly...
WA 6.7 mi Crushed Stone, Dirt
Accordion
Discover a rare trail adventure in the hills of southern Washington as you traverse a remote canyon and a National Scenic Area, as well as 11 miles of nationally designated Wild and Scenic River,...
WA 29.6 mi Dirt, Gravel
The North Creek Trail links the cities of Bothell, Mill Creek and Everett, as well as the communities in between. The trail also provides access to the Sammamish River Trail, which connects to the...
WA 7.25 mi Asphalt, Dirt
The Sylvia Creek Forestry Trail is located in Lake Sylvia State Park north of Montesano on Washington's Olympic Peninsula. The interpretive trail winds through the deep forest and alongside scenic...
WA 2.3 mi Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel
The Tolt Pipeline Trail serves as a major connection between Duvall, Washington, and the Sammamish River in Bothell. The trail follows a water pipeline right-of-way and is not recommended for all...
WA 17.4 mi Dirt, Gravel, Sand
Closure Notice: Between the Centennial Trail (western endpoint) and the Trafton trailhead and just east of 435th street in Darrington are closed as of September 11th, 2023 due to washouts. See...
WA 26.6 mi Ballast, Gravel
An adventure awaits those who tackle all, or part, of the 56-mile-long Willapa Hills State Park Trail in southwestern Washington. The former Northern Pacific Railway line rolls through remote farm and...
WA 56 mi Asphalt, Ballast, Crushed Stone, Grass, Gravel
The Hertz Trail (also known as the North Lake Whatcom Trail) follows the eastern shoreline of Washington's fourth largest freshwater lake. The relatively flat, fine-gravel pathway traces the former...
WA 3.1 mi Gravel
The Maple Falls to Glacier segment of the Bay to Baker Trail traces the route of the former Bellingham Bay Railroad between two small Washington towns not far from the Canadian border. The trail...
WA 7.5 mi Dirt, Gravel
The Chama Natural Preserve provides an important connection point for four nearby trails—Shelter Bypass Trail, Richland Riverfront Trail, Keene Road Trail, and Sacajawea Heritage Trail. Although it...
WA 1.25 mi Asphalt
Overview The Pacific Way Trail is 2.5 miles long with a gravel surface in Longview. Please note that there is a gated section of the trail where it passes the Mint Valley Golf Course. About the...
WA 2.5 mi Gravel
The Similkameen Trail follows a river by the same name that drains the high country across the border in British Columbia. The dirt and gravel rail-trail crosses a scenic high bridge to enter a...
WA 4.9 mi Dirt, Gravel

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Recent Trail Reviews

Apple Capital Recreation Loop Trail

perhaps one of the best trail in the western US

April, 2024 by fgladics

Many people rave about the Bank Vernonia trail in north west Oregon. This trail put any of the Oregon Trails to shame. It is smooth and well maintained. It has a vanity of terrain and sufficient undulations to keep any rider entertained. The river vistas are pleasant and other than.one short stretch past a sewage treatment plant, I found this trail rank amongst the top five I have ever rode. Including trails in the eastern, Intermountain and far western US. There are a number of short 6 degree slopes the novice rides may be intimidated by. slopes.

Golden Tiger Pathway

It's a lovely little trail but the paved section is very short with wonderful views of the valleys and mountains around you

April, 2024 by urbanmetalartist

It's a lovely little trail but the paved section is very short with wonderful views of the valleys and mountains around you

Foothills Trail (WA)

Spiketon Bridge

March, 2024 by sgrimmlied7

Spiketon Bridge is closed three miles out of Buckley….so disappointing! We saw no notifications about disclosure anywhere.

Accordion

Appleway Trail

Amazing adventure

March, 2024 by hembreerc

Beautiful, no homeless, gang tags, excessive graffiti or garbage. Pure nature at its best!

Liberty Lake Stateline Trail

Amazing adventure

March, 2024 by hembreerc

Beautiful, no homeless, gang tags, excessive graffiti or garbage. Pure nature at its best!

Preston-Snoqualmie Trail

Bridge closed

March, 2024 by deidsaune

The bridge just pass the switchbacks is closed.

Sound to Olympics Trail

WTF?!

February, 2024 by timothydhaworth

The most incomplete trail network ever! I kind of see the vision but it's not even 10% done. Would love information on when more segments are going to open.

Chelatchie Prairie Railroad Trail

Lovely trail; short but sweet

November, 2023 by acaikman08

It's paved, it's short but sweet, keep in mind that the railroad IS active (not super active, I didn't see any trains on my particular trip), so use caution at crossings. It's within Battle Ground State Park. I went on a fall day and was tickled (and slightly saddened) to see a bunch of uneaten apples that had fallen off the trees in the area; hopefully some of the local wildlife got some tasty snacks out of them.

Interurban Trail (North)

Great trail! Signage is pretty clear and it's a fun bike ride. I'm going to try some longer trails after this.

October, 2023 by emavinil

Great trail! Signage is pretty clear and it's a fun bike ride. I'm going to try some longer trails after this.

Whitehorse Regional Trail

white horse trail

October, 2023 by jemaeandray

Rode the trail from darrington to trafton with a car at both ends on a bluebird day. Blue sky, fall colors, salmon swimming upstream. What a day! Enjoyed the eastern half of the trail a bit more than the western half. It was more wooded and further away from Hwy 530. It was also narrower so difficult to ride abreast. Eastern half is all gravel while western half has several extended paved sections. Don’t know how those decisions were made. Crossed well over a dozen bridges/trestles on the trail. The bridges were slick as snot due to wet leaves so use caution

Willapa Hills State Park Trail

Biked all 56 miles both ways in 2023.

October, 2023 by bkabat1

Aug. & Oct. 2023 I biked entire 56 mile trail both directions. TrailLink write-up is generally correct, with pavement at both ends and then a variety of gravel (packed, loose, and rough) through 90% of the ride. All bridges were completed many years ago, and perfectly in tact. (So, don't pay attention to the many pictures and posts here from 2011; those 2011 pics do not show nor tell of the trail as it exists today.) I used a mid-width tire (1.95"), which handled the gravel nicely. One should NOT bike the loose and rough gravel on thin street tires. I am a fair-weather-only biker: I took one bottle of water (refilled along the way), a jacket, sunscreen, but no backpack. The trail was wonderful for me in the warm, dry weather. I stopped in Pe Ell and got food at the mini-mart, and stopped in LeBam and got a late lunch. I was never in a hurry, using mid-gears over the rough, just soaking in all the beauty of the countryside, hills, forrest. Depending on your energy, you could do the whole length in one day in the dry Summer if you start at 8:30am, or do it in two days, starting around noon. The Raymond side could be a little confusing as it brushes over 101 and the city for a half-mile; map helped there. But, 99% of the trail is woods, farm fields, forrest, and beautiful countryside. I put up about 20 pictures of the journey along the way.

East Lake Sammamish Trail

ELST reopened

October, 2023 by peter.huie

King County Parks reopened the 3.6-mile trail segment under construction since 2021 to the public on October 7, 2023.

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