Day Hike - Watershed Park


Day Hike - Watershed Park

Post Christmas blues? Join us for a 1.4 mile Family stroll through this beautiful watershed that was the original source of Olympia's drinking water. You will travel across the Moxlie Springs along wooden structures that traverse this beautiful green wetland.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Easy
  • Casual
  • Mileage: 1.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 173 ft

Meet at 945AM at the trailhead  on Henderson Road.

Please remember to dress warmly, with waterproof boots/shoes, rain gear, snacks and maybe a warm drink  for your family.

There is minor elevation with some stairs.  A child carrier may be helpful if you have little ones you still carry.

We will be following physical distancing guidelines and hike in small family pods.

Leader will send out detailed instructions to all registered participants  several days prior to the event.


Watershed Park

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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