Howell Lake Loop Trail, Leave Aberdeen at 8 a.m. to leave Elma at 8:30 a.m. for this trail hike located in the Tahuya State Forest for both hikers and mountain bikers (woodsy with occasional clearcuts and lunch stop at the lake), 533-0879.
Tuesday, May 27
West Elma Loop Evening Hike, Leave Aberdeen at 6:30 p.m. to leave the Elma Texaco Station at 7 p.m. for this West Elma loop evening hike, 482-4629.
Saturday, May 31
North Fork Skokomish River Day Hike, Leave Elma at 8:30 a.m. for this hike that begins at the staircase ranger station and proceeds along a decommissioned roadway following the north fork with slight elevation, 482-4629.
Tuesday, June 3
Montesano Evening Hike, Leave Montesano at 7 p.m. for this hike up some hills and see where the wealthy Harborites live in Montesano, 942-8698.
Saturday, June 7
Chehalis Western Trail Day Hike, Leave Montesano at 10 a.m. to leave Elma rest area at 10:15 a.m. for this fairly flat day hike on the Chambers Lake section of the Chehalis Western Rails to Trails, 249-3508.
Eagle Peak Scramble, Call the leader to sign up for this hike from Longmire ascending 3000 feet to scramble up this Westerly peak in the Tatoosh Range (a rock gully or class 5 ascent finishes this ascent), 267-7715.
Tuesday, June 10
South Aberdeen to Cosi Evening Hike, Leave Aberdeen Dennis Company at 7 p.m. to hike from Aberdeen to Cosmopolis on the levee railroad train and Pioneer Park loop, 538-0054.
Saturday, June 14
Spray Falls Day Hike, Leave Aberdeen at 7:30 a.m. to leave Elma Texaco Station at 8 a.m. for this day hike on the west side of Mount Rainier with waterfalls &vistas of forst &fields of avalanche lillies, 942-8698.
Tuesday, June 17
McCleary Loope Evening Hike, Leave Aberdeen at 6:30 p.m. to meet at the McCleary Park at 7 p.m. for this hike around North McCleary, 482-4629.
Saturday, June 21
Lena Lake Day Hike, Leave Aberdeen at 8 a.m. to ascent from the tailhead on the Hamma Hamma River to the beautiful lake tucked within the forest into the lush canopy of the valley of the silent men, 532-3122.
Tuesday, June 24
Bowerman Basin Evening Hike, Leave Hoquiam at 7 p.m. for this evening hike in Bowerman Basin on the Sandpiper Trail (good for birdwatching), 532-1569.
Saturday, June 28
Dosewallips State Park Day HIke, Leave Aberdeen at 8 a.m. to leave Elma at 8:30 a.m. for this hike starting from Sodewallips Park in Brinnon making a loop with elevation gain of 400 feet, 267-7715.