Mount Zion


Day Hike - Mount Zion

This 4.6 mile hike gains 1,300 feet in the first 1.8 miles and leads to great views beyond the summit.

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

Meet at the Park and Ride at the Poulsbo Nazarene Church, 22097 Viking Way in (of course) Poulsbo. Meeting time is 8:30 AM.

The rhododendrons should be in bloom. Weather permitting, we should have great views of Mt. Townsend and Gray Wolf Ridge. No cotton clothing please! Pace will be moderate.


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
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