Skookum Flats


Day Hike - Skookum Flats

Explore the beauty of the White River Valley, including nearby Skookum Falls, through both evergreen and deciduous forests, to our sunny and picturesque lunch spot on a sandbar of the river.

  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 2,400 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 mph

Meet ag 9:30 AM at the Enumclaw Ranger Station, 450 Roosevelt Ave E (SR 410), Enumclaw.

There is only room to park about five cars at the trailhead parking lot, so we will consolidate cars at the Enumclaw Ranger Station.  Then we will caravan from there to the trailhead, heading east on SR 410 through Greenwater and turning right onto Forest Road 73, continuing across the White River to the trailhead on the other side on the right.  There is a restroom there, but not on the hiking route. 

The hike is on a good trail with a fairly even grade through a forest canopy along the west side of the White River.  At the two mile point we'll stop briefly to take pictures of Skookum Falls and then  continue another mile to our lunch spot in the sun on a sandbar of the river.  After lunch we return by the same route.



Skookum Flats

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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