Walking & rolling in Washington

Find out what you need to know about walking in Washington, including how to make your community more walkable and outdoor recreational opportunities for walkers.

All Washingtonians are pedestrians at one time or another - to get where you need to go, the car, the store, work, the park, school, etc.. In fact, many of the trips that people make every day are short enough to be accomplished by foot or wheelchair alone. Walking can improve personal and environmental health, reduce traffic congestion and enhance one's quality of life, among other things.

Hiking and walking trail maps and resources

Washington has some of the most scenic and pristine vistas, hiking trails and outdoor recreational opportunities in the country. Below you’ll find information on our state parks, trails, hiking and outdoor recreation organizations, and tourism-related information.

National parks, monuments and scenic byways

State, county and local resources

Get to know the safety tips and pedestrian laws that help keep Washington walkers safe.

Zero emission electric vehicle registrations in Washington

increased 192% between 2017 and 2021.

45 projects to improve freight rail structures and freight movement

were underway as of December 31, 2021.

Washington state leveraged $100,000 to secure $27 million

in funding for airport investments in Fiscal Year 2022.