You’ve probably heard that the best kind of exercise is the kind you’ll do consistently. But we believe the best kind of workout is the one that makes you forget you’re exercising entirely. And when you’re on these trails, you’ll be too focused on the beautiful views and the stunning scenery to realize you’re breaking a sweat.
1. Rachel Lake, Cle Elum
This 7-mile hike gets challenging in parts, especially during the steep first couple of miles and the ending, which involves some careful stepping. But the alpine lake views make it all worth it.