Lower Big Quilcene


Day Hike - Lower Big Quilcene

10 miles round trip; minimal elevation gain; forested with lots of water running through it hike.

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 800 ft

Meet at Poulsbo Park and Ride on Viking Way at 0900; OR Quilcene Ranger Station at 0945; OR trailhead at 1015.

Hike beautiful forested trail; cross a few streams and listen to the sound of the lower big quilcene river.

bring a cup if you want coffee at the lunch / turn around stop.  (i will supply the coffee and the stove.)


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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