CHS 1 Hike - Lime Kiln Trail

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Lime Kiln Trail

Hike through a lush canyon along the South Fork Stillaguamish River. CHS 1 hike led at a pace of 1.5-2.0 mph.

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 725 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

7:45 AM at the trailhead to be ready to start hiking at 8:00 AM.  Available parking at the trailhead is limited to 35-40 cars.  No parking pass is needed.  There is no privy at the trailhead so, if needed, plan to stop at Granite Falls which is a couple of miles before  the trailhead.

When the trail was hiked in early March, sections of it were quite muddy and there were about a dozen blowdowns although none were  difficult to go either under or over.  Because of this, consider wearing gaiters and bringing hiking poles.


Lime Kiln Trail

  • USGS Granite Falls

    Green Trails Granite Falls No. 109

    Green Trails Mountain Loop Highway No. 111SX
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Ten Essential Systems

  1. Navigation (map & compass)
  2. Sun protection (sunglasses & sunscreen)
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination (headlamp/flashlight)
  5. First-aid supplies
  6. Fire (waterproof matches/lighter/candle)
  7. Repair kit and tools
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter (tent/plastic tube tent/garbage bag)
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