Tag: Easy

Kautz Creek

Kautz Creek is a good low-elevation hike for those wishing to “get their feet wet” (not literally, though) with a short, easy hike within Mount Rainier National Park. For those hikers looking for a more strenuous hike, this is the first leg of the…

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Staircase Rapids

Location: Olympic NP, Hoodsport Roundtrip: 4 Miles (2 mi. w/o Four Streams) Difficulty: Easy Gain: 150 Ft. Rating: ★★★★★ The Staircase Rapids trail is a classic and it’s something you shouldn’t miss if you’re camping in the Staircase Campground. You’ll begin by crossing over the…

Kestner Homestead

Location: Quinault, Olympic NP Roundtrip: 1.5 miles Difficulty: Easy Gain: 30 ft. Rating: ★★★ The Kestner homestead was originally claimed in 1891, by Anton Kestner. After serving as a homestead for many years the property came into the possession of the National Forest Service. However,…