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Hiking Trails in Puyallup

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When you live in a place as beautiful as Puyallup, WA, it is natural to want to spend more time outdoors. Today our Canyon Park Apartments Blog is highlighting a few hikes/hiking trails here in Puyallup that you should definitely give a try. Enjoy the natural beauty of the outdoors that Washington state has to offer by taking a hike this month!

Clark’s Creek Trail

This easy hike is perfect for anyone who is new to hiking. You will enjoy beautiful forest and river views on this 2.2 mile loop that is dog-friendly and a great spot for bird watching. This is also a good trail for mountain biking. If you are looking for a short hike where you feel completely surrounded by nature, Clark’s Creek is the perfect choice. 

Wildwood Park Loop

This short 0.6 mile loop is most commonly used for walking, hiking, trail runs, and nature trips. It offers chances to see wildlife, unique tree formations, and beautiful forest greenery. Dogs are allowed on this trail but they must remain on-leash at all times. You will also find bathrooms, picnic areas, and a children’s playground area on this hiking trail.

Alki Trail

This 5.5 mile trail is paved and separated for bikers and walkers. The trail is located along the northern and eastern shore of West Seattle along Alki Avenue. You’ll enjoy both waterfront and city views of Seattle, including great views of the famous Space Needle! Note: Be cautious when crossing streets or bridges as this trail runs alongside major roadways. 

Puyallup Trail

If you are looking for a longer, more intense hike, this is a great option. This hike is 9.6 miles roundtrip with an elevation gain of 2,300 feet! This is definitely a hike for more experienced hikers. Included in this hike you will encounter wildflowers and meadows, lakes, mountain views, ridges and passes, and old growth. You will love the incredible views of Mt. Rainier this hike offers!