Day Hike - Big Creek Loop


Day Hike - Big Creek Loop

Walk through woods on a wintry day.

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  • Easy+
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft

Meet at Black Lake Olympic NF HQ at 8:00 a.m.

Be prepared for rain and/or snow.  Yaktraks or microspikes required.  We may take the Ellinor connector trail to a lookout point depending on conditions and the group.  This option will extend the hike about a mile and a few hundred feet.


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
  11. Traction for boots, yaktraks or microspikes
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