Mount Zion


Day Hike - Mount Zion

Join a mid-week hike in search of the wild rhododendrons that line this trail. We will hike at a moderate pace up the trail which alternates between steep sections and moderate grades to enjoy the view from the top of Mount Zion.

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,300 ft

We plan to leave from the Haggen Foods parking lot (1313 Cooper Point Rd SW, Olympia) at 7:30 am. Alternate meeting locations can be set up for hikers coming from the east or north.  


Mount Zion

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

Also, bring money to reimburse trip drivers if you plan to be a passenger. 

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