Day Hike - Lake Sylvia State Park/Montesano City Forest


Day Hike - Lake Sylvia State Park/Montesano City Forest

Family hike with preference given to well prepared kids (4 years and older) with parent/guardian.

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 3.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 100 ft

Morning meeting time and place will be determined by participants by email. 

There are several trails to choose from, including old logging and train artifacts, a covered trail bridge, a log dam,  and many interpretive signs.  We'll use the covered picnic area for lunch if we have rainy weather, or open picnic tables and playground if sunny.   


Lake Sylvia State Park/Montesano City Forest

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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