Big Creek Loop


Day Hike - Big Creek Loop

Winter warm up loop hike in trees with moss and ferns over a few log bridge crossings

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.3 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 850 ft
  • Pace: 2 mph

Meet 9:00 AM at the Bremerton Airport (8850 State Hwy 3 SW).  Parking between Airport Diner & the Port Offices...

Anticipate restroom stop in Hoodsport with arrival at trailhead at approx. 10:30AM. 

Parking is on street if campground is closed; but if open, NW Forest Pass/National Parks Pass is required.  



Depending on conditions and group, optional wandering around campground (1 mi) and Lake Cushman viewpoint (2.8 mi, 600')

This area can be slippery during rain and spring run off, trekking poles recommended.   


Big Creek Loop

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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