Dewey Lake, Naches Peak Loop & Pacific Crest Trail


Day Hike - Naches Peak Loop

This is an iconic hike during wildflower season. I lead slow-paced hikes; we hike at the pace of the slowest hiker. We stop to enjoy the journey. If this is your kind of hike, please join me.

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  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

We'll meet at 7:30 a.m. at the Bonney Lake Park and Ride (near the Chevron gas station).  The park and ride address is:  9101 Sky Island Dr E, Bonney Lake, WA 98391.  We carpool (voluntary) from there.  Each vehicle needs a Forest Pass.  We'll leave the carpool at 7:40.


Dewey Lake, Naches Peak Loop & Pacific Crest 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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