Snoquera Falls Loop

Trip

Day Hike - Snoquera Falls Loop

A quick hike to a beautiful waterfall hike and nature trail to close out the weekend. Carlanna and her lab Raven will be joining us so it is guaranteed to be a fun time.

  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 3,100 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 mph, hike as a group.

We will meet at the Enumclaw Ranger Station at 8:00 AM and consolidate cars waiting  15 minutes for stragglers. Please call or text me if you will be late or need to cancel.

Enumclaw Ranger Station:
450 Roosevelt Ave E, Enumclaw, WA 98022

This is a quick hike and we should be done before lunch so bring trail snacks to eat during the hike.

Carlanna will bring her black lab Raven to help motivate us on the trail, please make sure you are comfortable hiking with dogs before signing up.

There is a boulder field to cross after we pass the falls that may be slippery. We will cross slowly as a group if everyone is comfortable. 

Driving Directions to the Trailhead:

From Enumclaw drive east on Hwy 410 (the Chinook Pass Highway) through the town of Greenwater. Continue driving until you pass the Dalles Campground. About 2.5 miles, turn left into the Camp Sheppard Trailhead, take an immediate right into the parking lot for the Snoquera Falls, Buck Creek and White River trails. This is just a few yards south of Camp Sheppard Boy Scout Camp entrance. A toilet is available in the parking lot.

The Trailhead is 27.6 miles from the Ranger Station. Suggested round trip carpool donation is approximately $6. Confirm amounts with your drivers.

A Northwest Forest Pass is  needed for each driver.

Check out the WTA hike description and recent trip reports:

https://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/snoquera-falls

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Snoquera Falls Loop


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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

Trekking Poles will help traversing rocky areas.

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