Scott Paul Trail & Park Butte

Trip

Day Hike - Scott Paul Trail

We will hike the Paul Scott Trail, a gem among trails, as well as hike the Rail Road Grade with it’s great views of Mt. Baker.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,900 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

Meet at 7:00 a.m. at the Chuckanut Park & Ride to consolidate carpools for the drive up Hwy 20 to the trailhead. Exit I5 at MP 231, Chuckanut Drive exit. Stay right at traffic circle and drive south on Burlington Blvd. Turn right into the P&R. The P&R is between Burlington Blvd and I5 just south of the interchange.

July 18, Thur. – Paul Scott & Railroad Grade Trails (GT Hamilton) 11.6 mi. & est. 3,500’ gross elev. gain. We will hike the Paul Scott Trail, a gem among trails, as well hike the Rail Road Grade with it’s great views of Mt. Baker. Pace will be moderate. A treat to share is welcome. Hint the leader likes cookies. Party limit is 8. Meet at 7:00 a.m. at the Chuckanut Park & Ride, MP 231, Chuckanut Drive exit on the east side of I5 just south of the interchange to consolidate carpools for the drive up Hwy 20. Leader Chuck Gustafson, 360-766-4045 (landline). Please no calls after 7:00 p.m.

Route/Place

Scott Paul Trail & Park Butte


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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
  11. BOOTS REQUIRED.  NO trail shoes.
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