BPA Trail


Day Hike - BPA Trail

CASUAL HIKE: Join my 9 month old and me for this casual paced hike through Federal Way. We will hike around scenic Panther Lake, then hike the BPA trail to the Poverty Bay Cafe.

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  • Easy
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 300 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 500 ft
  • Pace: 2.0

Meet at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way at 8:45am.  Be geared up and ready to go by 9am.

**I will be carrying my 9 month old baby.  Although we hike frequently and she does great, please be patient if I need to check on her at some point during the hike**

This hike is part of our new hike category of CASUAL PACED HIKES.  Everyone is welcome.  We will only go as fast as the whole group can go.  If you are new to the Mountaineers, are getting back into hiking, or just want a slower-paced hike, this is for you!

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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