Day Hike - Clark's Creek Park Loop

Trip

Day Hike - Clark's Creek Park Loop

Trip will initially open to Tacoma Branch Conditioning Hiking Students. Trip will open for registration to all Mountaineers, based on availability, 7-10 days prior to date of the hike.

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  • Easy
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft
  • Pace: 2 mph

Meet at the Clark's Creek Park North Entrance  at 8am

Join us for a short yoga warm up before we hike the Clark's Creek Loop. Yoga instructor and Mountaineers member Gail Brandt will lead us in a 15 to 20 minute yoga practice to loosen us up. No special equipment for the yoga warm up is required. 

This is a fun urban trip tucked away in the City of Puyallup that many people don't know about. It is less crowded and not as popular as some other urban trails in the area, mainly because of the rolling terrain that provides a great workout. We will hike the Puyallup Loop which has an assortment of environments and includes forest, creeks, habitat restoration sites, and a bit of residential to complete the loop. If we're lucky, we may try out the latest new trails built by WTA in March along Dead Man's Pond. Read more about this trip here.

Trip will initially open to Tacoma Branch Conditioning Hiking Students.  Trip will open for registration to all Mountaineers, based on availability, 7-10 days prior to date of the hike.

Route/Place

Clark's Creek Park


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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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