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Day Hike - Iron Goat Trail - Interpretive Hike

Iron Goat Trail - Interpretive Hike

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9:30 AM at Skykomish Ranger Station (Hwy 2, Exit 50)
Iron Goat Trail Interpretive Hike (E) (Forest Service Map) 4-6 mi., min gain. This is coordinated with VOW for wildflowers and history. Meet at 9:30 a.m. at Skykomish RS (east of town of Skykomish) on Hwy 2 to drive to the Wellington TH. NW Forest Pass required to park at trailhead. We expect to see lots of beautiful wildflowers in bloom, and hope to see Indian Paintbrush, Columbia Lily, Penstemons, Asters, Monkeyflowers, non-green Heaths and Orchids, and many others. We'll also see remnants of the old railroad, tunnels, snow sheds, and will visit the site of the 1910 Wellington avalanche. Leaders Jim & Diane Vanden Brook, 425-844-1539.
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