There’s A Hike In Washington That Leads You Straight To An Abandoned Village

The only thing better than a beautiful hike in Washington is a hike with a side of history. There’s a little ghost town in Pierce County known as Melmont that pays homage to our local past — and there just happens to be a scenic trail that takes you right to it.

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If you’re a local history buff who loves to hike, this is definitely a trail worth taking. Here are some other great ghost town hikes here in Washington.