If you’re tired of your usual, boring trails, you might want to check out The Gnome Trail in Maple Valley.
The trail features a plethora of gnomes hidden throughout. Kids especially get giddy running through the trail looking for them.
“It’s adventurous, it’s fantastical,” Sam Froelich, a father of three said. “It’s just a reason to get out into nature and the kids thoroughly enjoy it.”
The trail is a little over half a mile and is also dog-friendly.
“It’s truly tremendous to see them get really excited about things,” Froelich said. “Sometimes [they're] even better reactions than on their birthday when they get gifts.”
There are gnomes of all kinds on the trail — happy gnomes, sleepy gnomes, hide-seek-gnomes, gnomes with big noses.
“We love just getting out in nature so it’s fun that it’s a little bit whimsical, a little bit of a treasure hunt,” Lauren Stuekle, a mother of four said.
Some might say it's a great place to hang out with your gnomies.
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