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Day Hike - Lost Valley Loop

Loop hike on a trail in the Capitol Forest.

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  • Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,125 ft
  • Pace: 1.75 mph

Fall Creek parking lot

Bring a trail lunch.  We will do the loop in the counterclockwise direction.  Be prepared for fall trail conditions: mud, downed trees,  wet weather.  Trip may be cancelled due to heavy rain or snow.


Lost Valley Loop

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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