Thunder Creek


Backpack - Thunder Creek

Thunder Creek N Cascades

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  • Easy
  • Mileage: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 600 ft
8:30 AM at Colonial Crk CG - Main Lot

Slow to moderate paced. Excellent early season backpack. Backpack class students welcome. Minimum 4 participants.

Enjoy the many early summer wildflowers. Cameras are encouraged.

Re-scheduled from 6/9-10 weekend due to adverse weather forecast.
Extended forecast:

The weekend backpack includes camp at McAllister Creek camp, and no excursions to passes due to early season conditions.

Trail description (to McAllister only):

Option to car camp Friday evening at Colonial Creek, Newhalem or Goodell campgrounds.

Thunder Creek

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