Buck Mountain/Elbo Creek


Day Hike - Buck Mountain/Elbo Creek

What can I say; a moderate hike. forested

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft

Meet at Elbo Creek Trailhead at 1000 or at Central Market (Poulsbo) at 0900 if car pooling.  

A change-in-pace hike.  Elbo Creek trailhead is a couple hundred yards south of mt walker road on the west side of 101.  We'll hike a little less than 2.5 miles, have lunch, and hike back down to the parking area.

Worthwhile stopping at the Quilcene Ranger Station to use the toilet before getting to the trailhead.  


Buck Mountain/Elbo Creek

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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