Tubal Cain Mine


Day Hike - Tubal Cain Mine

An easy day hike of 7.2 miles and 1,050 feet of elevation gain to a former mining camp with a 1.25-mile side trip to the wreckage of a World War II aircraft. We will proceed at a leisurely pace.

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 7.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,050 ft

Meet at 7:30am at the Shelton Walmart parking lot in the vicinity of the Arco station


A second meeting site can be set up in Quilcene or at the trailhead


Tubal Cain Mine

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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
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