Day Hike - Swan Creek Canyon


Day Hike - Swan Creek Canyon

Spring, lowland wildflowers guaranteed! The photo of the Spring Beauty taken on March 31st, many more blooms to follow!

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  • Easy
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 300 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 or so

Swan Creek Park Community Garden , 2299 E 42nd St, Tacoma, WA 98404    8:30 AM 

The creek trail is a little narrow in places requiring a little care in foot placement. Here is the route for this out and back:


Swan Creek Canyon

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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