Clark Lake Park, Kent

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Day Hike - Clark Lake Park, Kent

From Wilson Playfields we will walk to and around a beautiful rural park on the Kent East Hill with interesting trails, a pretty lake and views.

  • Easy+
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 100 ft

10: 30 am at Wilson Playing Fields, 13028 SE 251st St. Kent.

Directions and other trip details will be send to all who sign up as soon as registration closes on Nov. 29

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From the Wilson Playing Fields where we will park and have restroom facilities we will hike about 4 miles on trails that include lakeside views and on a clear day a distant view of Mt. Rainier.

Our route will include some paved trail and road shoulder to reach the Clark Lake Park where the trails are a mix of dirt, grass and loose rock. 

The park is situated on the Kent East Hill. This is a good option for winter trips when the days are shorter and snow can limit hiking in mountains. Sections of the trail will probably be a bit muddy at this time of year, but I think you will find it a fun short hike reveling one of Kent's hidden gems.

I propose to lead the trip at a moderate pack: approximately 2 mph average moving speed.

Full trip details will be send out as soon as registration closes on Nov. 29. I will provide copies of the City of Kent Parks and Facilities Guide that shows our route.

Please contact the leader for more information: ctrails@comcast.net

 

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Clark Lake Park, Kent


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    47.386898, -122.181347
    47.3868977845 -122.181347324
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    47.379719, -122.169454
    47.3797185438 -122.169453621
 
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