Explore the best trails near Olympia with detailed reviews, photos, trail maps, and driving directions curated by hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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Definitely wouldn't call this "easy", maybe it's because I'm a Midwesterner, but running up and down the wet, wooden, uneven stairs on the switchbacks of the inlet can feel a bit more moderate. That being said, absolutely lovely views and interesting paths. Don't bring grandma on the route that involves switchbacks, but do bring kids - it'll tire the heck out of them if they're obedient enough to not fall down the sides of the trail.
easy short trail right near downtown Olympia. like to hike this one early in the morning. if you wait too long it will be too busy and crowded. Lots of little children as well so be aware if you are a dog walker. no bikers on this one since it is too short.