Day Hike - Cowiche Canyon


Day Hike - Cowiche Canyon

A leisurely hike among basalt and andesite cliffs and along a beautiful creek with plenty of stops for plant identification and photographs.

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 5.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 600 ft

If you are coming from the Kitsap peninsula we'll meet at the North Viking Park and Ride at 21992 Viking Ave. NW, Poulsbo at 8:00am and take the 8:45 ferry to Seattle.  If you are coming from the Seattle area we'll meet at the Tibbits Valley Park and Ride off I90 exit 15 near Issaquah at 9:45am.  Please let me know before the trip which meeting place you'll be at.


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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