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Day Hike - Glines Canyon Spillway Overlook

Easy out and back hike to the site of the former Elwha Dam.

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  • Easy+
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 7.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 300 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 mph

Meeting at Trailhead at 8:30 AM.   National Parks Pass required.   Parking before gate.  You will see a sign for Madison Falls and Vault Toilet/Restroom. 

No carpooling being supported except for those in same household.   Please note it's about 1 1/2 hours drive time from Poulsbo to the Trailhead. 



 While a good part of the trail is paved,  good boots and trekking poles are recommended for the bypass portion, which does have some up and down, with possible mud/slick spots during the winter. 




Glines Canyon Spillway Overlook

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    Custom Correct Elwha Valley
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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
  11. Personal Protective Equipment - Face Mask/Covering, Hand Sanitizer, Gloves (should be in your first aid kit)
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