Scott Paul Trail & Park Butte


Day Hike - Scott Paul Loop Trail

This hike features huckleberries, fall color, views and potential mushroom bonanzas. We will do the loop beginning in Schreiber meadows.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft

145th Street park and ride at 6:30 AM. An alternative meetup will be arranged for east-siders depending on need.

This trail features several river crossings and significant elevation gain. The views of the south side of Mt. Baker and moraines are spectacular and views go on far into the peaks on the horizon. Depending on rainfall, this can be a good mushroom hike as well.  Hiking poles are recommended.


Scott Paul Trail & Park Butte

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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