Goldsborough Creek

This trail ambles along salmon spawning Goldsborough Creek in Shelton. There are several areas to view manmade rapids where salmon can often be seen.


Take Exit 104 off of I-5. Follow US 101 north to the Railroad Ave exit in Shelton. Turn left on W Railroad Ave, which becomes W Shelton Matlock Rd. Pass under the freeway and immediately turn right onto W Hulbert Rd.  Continue 0.2 mile and turn left at the Ford dealership.  Still on W Hulbert Road, continue 2 miles to the unmarked trail on your right.


Pass through the gate and through an open area to reach the forest and follow the track to the creek.  Walk upstream and come to the end at a railroad line.


  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Length: 1.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 25 ft
  • 100 ft
  • Land Manager: Mason County Parks & Trails
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12
  • see Land Manager
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