Big Creek Loop

An easy, 4.3 mile loop day hike with 850 ft in elevation gain just north of Lake Cushman. The trail goes clockwise through the forests surrounding Big Creek.

getting there

From US 101 turn west onto SR 119. Drive 9 miles to the junction with Forest Road 24 and turn left. Continue ~100 yards to Big Creek Campground and the trailhead (1,000 ft).

on the trail

This loop hikes along Big Creek exploits part of long abandoned logging road, crosses many bubbling and roaring creeks, and wanders through old and second growth forest.

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Length: 4.3 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 850 ft
  • 1,850 ft
Map
  • Custom Correct Mount Skokomish - Lake Cushman
  • Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S
Activities

Upcoming Activities

Day Hike - Big Creek

Day Hiking Trip
PREFERENCE TO OLYMPIA BRANCH CONDITIONING HIKING SERIES PARTICIPANTS. Trip may open to general membership at
Difficulty: Easy
Sat, Jun 5, 2021
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
6 participants 0 leaders
Registration opens May 31
Olympia Branch

CHS Tacoma June Hikes - Big Creek Loop

Day Hiking Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series
Grab a glimpse of Lake Cushman in the Olympics without the climb to Mt. Ellinor.
Difficulty: Easy
Sat, Jun 12, 2021
No Prerequisites
6 participants
Registration opens May 15
Tacoma Branch

Day Hike - Big Creek

Day Hiking Trip
Group will go further to the Overlook, for a total of 7 miles and 1800
Difficulty: Easy
Sat, Jun 19, 2021
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
4 participants 1 leader
Registration opens Jun 14
Olympia Branch
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  • Big Creek
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