Spring Hiking Series: Olympic River Rambler Apr to May Hikes

Field trip: Spring Hiking Series: Olympic River Rambler

Spring Hiking Series: Olympic River Rambler Apr to May Hikes - Glines Canyon Spillway Overlook

*** Trip initially open to Spring Hiking Students. Trip will open for registration to all Mountaineers 7 to 10 days prior to the hike date. ***

  • Moderate
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 686 ft
  • Pace: 2.0

7:45 Longhouse Market and Deli  271020 US-101, Sequim, WA 98382. Bathrooms and Food are available here, plan on leaving as a group by 8 am.

This trip is initially open only to Olympic River Rambler students. The hike takes us past the road washout on the Elwha River and up to the former dam site at Glines Canyon. Then the challenging  "Smokey Bottom" trail  to an overlook of Boulder Creek and the  West Lake Mills  Damn site. See this link  https://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/lake-mills 


Glines Canyon Spillway Overlook

  • Green Trails Hurricane Ridge/Elwha North No. 134S

    Green Trails Joyce No. 102

    Custom Correct Elwha Valley
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

10 Essentials

Long pants and shirt


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