Indian Bar at Mount Rainier
15 miles round-trip
Why go? The wildflower meadows take on a new persona during fall, when the wilderness is bursting with warm colors.
Skyline Divide at Mount Baker
9 miles round-trip
Why go? Similar to Mount Rainier, the meadows are ablaze with an autumnal glow, and the trail breaks with views of the North Cascades.
Old Sauk River Trail
6 miles round-trip
Why go? Wild mushrooms pop up along the trail, and it follows along one of the Skagit River’s main tributaries.
Perry Creek near Granite Falls
10.5 miles round-trip
Why go? It’s likely the most beautiful fall hike, and also the most difficult.
Larch Lake near Chiwaukum Mountains
12 miles round-trip
Why go? Though this hike isn’t easy, its views of the lake are worth the effort.