Buck Mountain/Elbo Creek


Day Hike - Buck Mountain/Elbo Creek

Buck Mtn/Elbo Creek

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  • Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft

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(NOTE: This hike is part of the Conditioning Hiking Series course. Please do not register for this hike if you are not a participant in the course. Participants: this is a CHS 2 paced hike.)

Located on Buck Mountain Road aka Rocky Point Road aka Forest Road 2767, the Elbo Creek Trail is one of the abandoned trails to the summit up of Buck Mountain. The trail provides for a quiet hike up long switchbacks that open to the NE to provide an occasional view of Mt Walker. In the end, the last 400 feet elevation gained are off trail and and are to a ridge looking SE at the Hood Canal. Elbo Creek is directly across Hwy 101 from Mt Walker in the Quilcene area.


Buck Mountain/Elbo Creek

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