Geyser Valley


Day Hike - Geyser Valley

Pleasant day hike along the powerful Elwha River. We will visit Goblins Gate, Michael's Cabin, the Hume Homestead, and then take a short side trip to the Dodger Point Trail to a suspension bridge high above the river, and then return via the Rica Canyon junction to close the loop.

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  • Easy
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 8.1 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,000 ft


8:30 am Poulsbo Park and Ride on Viking Way directly opposite the Church of the Nazarine.

This is an easy/medium paced 8.1 mile hike on a good trail. So be sure you are in sufficiently good condition to maintain a steady pace out and back. Bring a pack lunch and plenty of liquids. 



Geyser Valley

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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