Intro to Frontcountry Trail Running

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running: Frontcountry

Intro to Frontcountry Trail Running - Twin Falls (Olallie State Park)

Learn and practice trail running skills at a local frontcountry trail.

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  • Easy
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 3.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

Meet at 6:30pm at the main parking area. A Discover Pass is required to park here. 

Driving directions from the WTA:

To reach the main trailhead, drive east on I-90 to exit 34 (about 31 miles from Seattle). Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto 468th Avenue SE, and proceed a little more than half a mile to SE 159th Street. Turn left and continue another half mile where the road dead ends in the Twin Falls parking lot. 

There is an outhouse at this trailhead.

This session focuses the topic of safety and potential hazards on the trail (wildlife, water, people, first aid, insects...)

Route/Place

Twin Falls (Olallie State Park)


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Please wear layers of breathable, technical clothing suitable for outdoor aerobic activities.

  • Waterproof jacket, hat, buff, gloves, sunglasses, gaiters are recommended.
  • Trail running shoes
  • optional: a small day pack 
  • optional: bring snacks and water (can be left in your vehicle)
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