Introduction to Hiking - Tunnel Creek

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Introduction to Hiking - Tunnel Creek

A moderate hike that follows South Fork Tunnel Creek on the Olympic Peninsula through old growth forest to a shelter at approximately 2.7 miles.

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 5.3 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,200 ft

Meet at 9:00am at the Kitsap Transit Center  at 21992 Viking Ave NW, Poulsbo.  If you would like to walk on the Edmonds-Kingston ferry I can pick you up in Kingston as you get off.  Please let me know in advance.

New to hiking or just want getting back into it?  This moderate hike is a great way to start.  We'll hike out approximately 2.7 miles to a shelter and return (5.4 mi. round trip).  

Route/Place

Tunnel Creek



  • USGS Tyler Peak

    Custom Correct Buckhorn Wilderness

    Green Trails Tyler Peak No. 136

    USGS The Brothers
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Be sure to bring along these things: Sturdy shoes or boots with good traction and support (and good seal); Trekking poles or walking stick for support (trail can get muddy); Clothing: dress in layers (no cotton): base, insulating (warm), water/wind proof; hat and gloves; backpack; water and food.

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