Sequalitchew Canyon & Dupont Bluff


Day Hike - Sequalitchew Canyon & Dupont Bluff

Start at the historic Dupont Museum to set the scene for a hike to a railroad route once the home to the "dynamite train". This 4.0 mile hike is an easy stroll down a beautiful wooded canyon with a surprise ending at Puget Sound. Rocky beach, snow covered mountains and historical artifacts make for a fun destination.

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  • Easy
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 200 ft

Meet at 1PM at the Martin Way Park and Ride, toward the back of the parking lot.  We will be caravanning to the Dupont Museum where we will spend approximately 30 minutes prior to our hike.  We will drive the few blocks to the trailhead to begin our hike.  During our several hour adventure, we will plan on snacking either on the beach or in the remnants of the train tunnel. 

This hike works well for a rainy day as well as a sunny one.  Please dress for rain and cold with appropriate footwear  Feel free to bring a hot beverage and a snack to share.  Bring your "family" 10 essentials.


Sequalitchew Canyon & Dupont Bluff

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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