Activity Information


Weed Watcher Survey: Quartz Creek

08/11/13 (Sun)

Seattle Naturalists

Eric Smith


Quartz Creek Trail is located in the Henry M. Jackson Wilderness area. The trail begins at 2500' and gradually climbs for 4 miles to 3900' at Curry Gap.

A valid Recreation pass is required. Visit US Forest Service website for more information at

Directions: Drive US Highway 2 to just west of milepost 50 (located between the town of Skykomish and the Skykomish Ranger Station). Turn north onto Beckler Road #65, toward Beckler River Campground. From US Highway 2 on Forest Service Road #65, drive 15 miles and turn right on Forest Service Road #63. Continue 4.2 miles to the trailhead, on the north side of the parking lot.

Hi everyone, this hike is being organized as part of the Naturalist committee and as a Weed Watchers outing. The Mountaineers Weed Watchers are working with state and county organizations to locate weed and non-native plants inside designated wilderness areas in Western Washington. Find more information at
For this hike no prior experience or knowledge is required. This hike will be heavy on the botanizing and once we enter the wilderness we will pay s... More

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