Buck Mountain/Elbo Creek


Day Hike - Buck Mountain/Elbo Creek

Hike up the Elbo Creek trail and continue on to the top of Buck Mountain or to the overlook of the Dosewallips river valley

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,800 ft

8:30am, North Viking Transit Center and Park & Ride, 21992 Viking Ave, Poulsbo WA. This is the NEW transit center, across the street from the Church of the Nazarene.

Winter time and the weather might be wet with always the possibility of some snow. Be prepared with the correct gear for the weather. Make sure to bring some traction gear (i.e. Microspikes) just in case.

Depending on the weather will we hike to the top of Buck Mountain or continue on the dirt road to the overlook of the Dosewallips river valley.;


Buck Mountain/Elbo Creek

  • Red Marker
    47.771089, -122.916369
    47.7710893749 -122.916369438
  • Red Marker
    47.754721, -122.937527
    47.7547210114 -122.937526703
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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