Day Hike - Lakes Trail

Lakes Trail

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7:00 AM at South Hill Park and Ride
This trail leaves Paradise and follows Mazama Ridge to Faraway Rock and Artist's Pool then on to the lakes in Stevens Canyon and rounding out back at Paradise. The views and the flowers will take your breath away! Afterwards, we'll stop in Ashford for ice cream before returning to Puyallup. We'll leave the South Hill Park and Ride at 7:00AM. Olympia members might prefer to join up at the Eatonville bakery (218 Washington Ave, Eatonville) at 7:45AM. We'll further consolidate vehicles and head for the Park. After 1.5 hours of driving we'll be at Paradise and ready to hike. We should be on the trail by 9:30 AM Be early for vehicle consolidation. Please bring lunch, 2 liters of water and the 10 essentials, with emphasis on sunscreen and bug repellent. A camera and binoculars might be included. Park admission is $15 per vehicle to be shared by all aboard. Drivers should be paid $0.15 per mile; about $20 from Puyallup. I'll be driving a silver Explorer with lights on top.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials
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