McLane Creek Nature Trail

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Day Hike - McLane Creek Nature Trail

McLane Creek Nature Trail. Be Cold or Be Bold, a family hike focusing on the adaptation of animals to winter conditions. Let's learn about the animals that call the Pacific Northwest home, and how they survive the cold months of winter. Meet at 9:45 for a 10am start time. Hike will be geared toward 0-6 year olds, but everyone is welcome! Please be ready for the elements! Remember your rain gear, boots, warm undergarments, maybe a warm drink too. A discover pass is required to park at McLane Creek.

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  • Easy
  • Casual
  • Mileage: 1.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 50 ft
  • Pace: Exploring

Hike will be geared toward 0-6 year olds, but everyone is welcome!

Please be ready for the elements! Remember your rain gear, boots, warm undergarments, maybe a warm drink too. A discover pass is required to park at McLane Creek. 

This is a mentored hike for Jenn Updyke who is becoming an Olympia Family Hike Leader.

Jenn is forming a core group of parents with young children to meet up for weekly outdoor adventures and learning opportunities.

Route/Place

McLane Creek Nature Trail


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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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