Day Hike - 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.

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  • Easy+
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 3.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 100 ft
  • Pace: 2 MPH

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

Directions and other trip details will be sent to all who sign up as soon as registration closes on April 17

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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 could 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 April 17. 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

Route/Place

Clark Lake Park, Kent


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Required Equipment

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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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