Skookum Flats


Day Hike - Skookum Flats

Hike three miles with minimal elevation gain on a good trail through both old growth and deciduous forests past scenic Skookum Falls to a sunny and picturesque spot along the White River, where we have lunch, before returning by the same route.

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

Meet at 9:30 AM at the Enumclaw Ranger Station on SR 410.

Our forested route provides protection from both sun and rain.  There are restrooms at both the meeting place and the trailhead.  Cars must display a Northwest Forest Pass or the equivalent at the trailhead.  We will have a customary optional stop at Wapiti Woolies in Greenwater on the return drive, for huckleberry ice cream.


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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