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

Meeting place and time will be determined with participants by email.

There are two trails of interest which include interesting artifacts from logging and train history; a log dam; and a covered bridge.  We'll plan to have lunch come rain or shine in the picnic area which has open tables and a covered area in the event of rain. 


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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