Washington (WA)

  • Chinook Scenic Byway

    Chinook Scenic Byway (Washington)

    Travel the glacier-fed White River from Enumclaw, over Chinook Pass, to the fertile valley of Naches. Spectacular views of Mount Rainier, dense forests, towering peaks, rocky ridges, and river canyons dominate this journey. Pass by the unique basalt flows of the Columbia Plateau, lush sub-alpine meadows, and waterfalls.

  • Coulee Corridor Scenic Byway

    Coulee Corridor Scenic Byway (Washington)

    Meander through ancient coulees and imagine walls of water hundreds of feet deep churning the rocks and soil, gouging these now dry canyons, leaving behind erratic rocks of all sizes and types as silent artifacts of roaring torrents. Observe a jewel-like lake, where mule deer and Peregrine Falcons live nearby.

  • International Selkirk Loop

    International Selkirk Loop (Idaho, Washington)

    Marvel at the awesome beauty of the International Selkirk Loop as it encircles the wild Selkirk Mountains for 280 miles (including British Columbia). Play on crystal clear rivers and lakes, or traverse mountain trails to view snowcapped peaks and wildlife diversity. Explore charming communities with fascinating history, fun festivals, and picturesque settings.

  • Mountains to Sound Greenway - I-90

    Mountains to Sound Greenway - I-90 (Washington)

    Drive east from Seattle on I-90 through pastoral valleys, lush forests and a dramatic mountain landscape. Visit historic towns and scenic spots for forest walks or challenging hikes. Cross the Cascades into a drier climate where coal mining built pioneer towns on the way to the Columbia River.

  • Stevens Pass Greenway

    Stevens Pass Greenway (Washington)

    Follow the thundering Skykomish River from pastoral Puget Sound through the towering peaks of the Cascade Mountains. At Stevens Pass the byway descends sharply to the fragrant pine forests and fruit orchards of the Wenatchee River Valley. Historic communities shaped by the rugged landscape share their stories and their hospitality.

  • Strait of Juan de Fuca Highway - SR 112

    Strait of Juan de Fuca Highway - SR 112 (Washington)

    Travelers on the Strait of Juan de Fuca Highway are in the most northwest point of the mainland. Catch glimpses of eagles diving, gray whales spouting, or otters splashing. Walk, bike, boat, or kayak to explore the wild shoreline or forests, fish for salmon, or learn about Native American cultures.

  • White Pass Scenic Byway

    White Pass Scenic Byway (Washington)

    Enjoy outdoor recreation in any season on the versatile White Pass Scenic Byway. Its astounding beauty and eclectic style will keep you coming back for years.

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Experience Washington

Experience Washington - Scenic Byways
This page on the Washington State Tourism website provides extensive information on Washington's byways.