Barclay Lake


Day Hike - Barclay Lake

This naturalist hike will look at mosses, lichens, trees and, most covetously, edible (and inedible) mushrooms.

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 225 ft

145th Street Park and ride at 8 AM.

Hopefully by now we will have rain and this means burgeoning moss and lichens as well as mushrooms. This trail is known for mushrooms and is an easy hike. 


Barclay Lake

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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