Field Trip - Geology in your own backyard

Field trip: Geology In Your Own Backyard

Field Trip - Geology in your own backyard - Squaxin Park

Local walk to identify geologic characteristics taught in the lecture. You must have attended the lecture on Nov 6 to participate in this Field Trip.

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 2.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 350 ft

Meet at 7:30am at the Rose Garden shelter

This walk will be during low tide so that we can hike on the beach and reach a shoreline outcrop of some local geology in progress that dates back to the most recent ice age.

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

ten essentials with a focus on warm and/or waterproof clothing.  Sturdy shoes.

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