Longs Pass Trail is a 7.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Cle Elum, WA that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from March until October.
I added this hike when I did the Esmerelda Loop as my first two night backpack trip. You can read all about it and see pictures by clicking on the link to my blog.
Great trail. Fantastic views. Lots of wild flowers. Takes your breath away in many ways. (2100 ft elevation gain) From the top, Mt. Stuart is unbelievable. Even with sunny weather the temperature at the top was cool with some wind.