A love of nature and hiking often starts young, which is wonderful. And luckily, we’ve got plenty of trails here in Washington that are great for little legs (and short attention spans). We found these 9 of the best hikes in Washington perfect for families. So you don’t have to search for “kid-friendly hiking trails near me,” because this list has you covered.

Hiking is a great way to see Washington’s diverse natural beauty while getting some exercise. These are some of the best hikes in Washington, so be sure to check them out. If you’re just starting out, check out one of these trails for mere mortals.

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If I live in Spokane, are there any hiking trails near me?

Washington overflows with hiking trails. Many of the most popular are located in Western Washington. But there are also some really great opportunities for amazing hikes in Eastern Washington. For people living in Spokane, there are some fantastic trails nearby. For instance, in the Riverside State Park, Painted Rocks Nature Trail is a 3.3 mile trail that offers stunning views of Ponderosa Pines and the Little Spokane River. Learn more about Painted Rocks Nature Trail, then get out and go hike it!

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