Day Hike - Cowiche Canyon


Day Hike - Cowiche Canyon

Great fall color, easy ramble, birds including raptors, sun

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 400 ft

7 AM I-5 65th street park and ride (opposite espresso shop) and about 3 aisles north of 65th.

This is a naturalists hike and as such will slow at times to observe shrubs, and other plants, as well as birds and the geology of Cowiche Canyon.


Cowiche Canyon

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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