Lower Big Quilcene


Day Hike - Lower Big Quilcene

Easy hike through lowland forest along the Big Quilcene River. Depending on group, we will either turn around at Bark Shanty (RT 5.2 mi & 500') or continue to Camp Jolley (RT 9.4 mi & 800').

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 800 ft

9:00 AM at Poulsbo Church of the Nazarene parking lot.  

Please call/text (360) 536-1640 prior to the hike if you have any  questions or last minute change in plans.  Also, the weather has turned so please remember your layers & rain gear.    

Thanks!  Christine  


Lower Big Quilcene

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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