Squak Mountain: May Valley Access


Day Hike - Squak Mountain: May Valley Access

9am start for this conditioning day hike to the popular Bullitt Fireplace, loop over to Debbie's View and back down to the trailhead.

  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 2,000 ft
  • Pace: 2 to 2.5 mph

We will meet at 9am at the Squak Mountain State Park parking lot off of May Valley Road. A Discover Pass is required.

Be sure to turn into the paved parking lot, NOT the private dirt access road that goes up the mountain.

We will hike a loop up to the Bullitt Fireplace and cut over to Debbie's View for a good look at Mt Rainier.  This trip has approximately 1600 feet of elevation gain.

This is a conditioning hike.  We will try to maintain a steady pace averaging 2 to 2.5 mph with limited breaks.  Plan to enjoy the trail, rain or shine.

Hiking poles will be helpful, especially if rain is in the forecast.


Squak Mountain: May Valley Access

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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