7 Short And Sweet Fall Hikes In Washington With A Spectacular End View

The only thing better than going on an autumn hike in Washington—a time of year when the air is crisp and the foliage is plentiful—is going on an autumn hike in Washington that features breathtaking views and perfect natural scenery. Not only are the hikes on this list beautiful, they won’t take up your entire day.

A quick note: While we’re all hoping this year’s wildfire damage will be minimal and all trails will be open by October, check the Washington Trails Association website before you depart to see what the current status is on your hike of choice.

Washington is such a paradise for hikers. And when you’re short on time, you can always check out one of these trails under 5 miles.