Day Hike - Upper Gold Creek Valley


Day Hike - Upper Gold Creek Valley

We will circle Gold Creek Pond and hike 6 miles up the creek and back. There should be plenty of fall colors. Vaccination Badge is required.

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,000 ft
  • Pace: 2.00 MPH average moving speed

7:30 at the Gold Creek Pond parking area. 

You will not need water shoes for the creek crossing, the creek is very low and there are plenty of rocks, my trip report from fall 2020 has a photo of the stream crossing


Gold Creek Basin

  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    USGS Chikamin Peak

    USGS Snoqualmie Pass
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

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