If you love hiking, chances are that you have your favorite spots. That being said, it never hurts to try something new that is tried and true by thousands of hikers. Ready to find out what 2023’s best in Washington is so far this year? Here’s what AllTrails users had to say.

It may or may not come as a surprise that the hike is Rattlesnake Ledge. Located just a 30-minute drive from Seattle, this hike is both easy to get to and relatively easy to do. It’s rated as a “moderate” hike with an overall 4.8-star rating from 18,401 AllTrails users.

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The hike is an 8.5-km out-and-back trail that gains 445 feet of elevation. The trailhead starts in a lower park which is equally great to explore and then takes hikers up through forests to a rocky cliff ledge. Here you’ll find great panoramic views making the hike a rewarding one.

The hike takes about 3 hours to complete and is quite a popular trail so don’t expect to have it all to yourself. That being said, it is open year-round and you can bring your dogs but they must be on a leash.

What are you waiting for? Rattlesnake Ledge is free to visit and the perfect hike to add to your weekend plans.

Rattlesnake Ledge

Where: North Bend, WA

All information on Rattlesnake Ledge is via AllTrails and is accurate as of publication date.