Stewardship - Church Creek–Satsop Lakes


Stewardship - Church Creek–Satsop Lakes

This is now a one day trail project to clear obstacles on the Church Creek Trail starting from the Western trailhead near Lake Wynoochee. Several logs to be removed or moved and some great brushing. Satruday's weather looks appealing.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 2.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,600 ft

Because of rain forecast for Friday, Aug 6th this trip is now a one day trail project on Saturday Aug 7th – with a forecast of mostly sunny with a high of 62 degrees.

We will meet at Haggen's Food and Drug at 1313 Cooper Point Rd at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday Aug 7th. Meet on the left-hand side of the large parking lot, over by the trees. For those vaccinated, we will car pool to the trailhead.

We will begin working from the Western trailhead about 25 minutes from the Lake Wynoochee Dam Overlook. There are several large tree parts down on the trail; some may need cutting before they can be moved off. There's also much brushing along the trail. We are making plans to use USFS cordless brush cutter to help with the brushing.

The work will be focused on clearing the larger obstructions and brushing the heavier vegetation growth since our last trip to this section of trail in 2019.  The plans is to have two teams working closely together (1) sawing, rolling and pulling logs and debris off the trail  and (2) clearing brush and raking it from the trail.  


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Church Creek–Satsop Lakes

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

Day pack with 10 essentials, water, lunch and snacks.

Trail crew members will need to dress for the weather, wear work or hiking boots.  Sawyers will need to wear long pants and longs sleaves shirts. 

Tools, hard hats work gloves and eye protection are provided.

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