Spring Hiking Series: Olympic River Rambler Jun to Jul Hikes

Field trip: Spring Hiking Series: Olympic River Rambler

Spring Hiking Series: Olympic River Rambler Jun to Jul Hikes - Big Creek Loop

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

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,625 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-2.25MPH

We will meet at the Big Creek campground at 8am for an 8:15 briefing and departure.

We'll hike the bid creek look counterclockwise and take the Mt Elinor trail up for about a mile to get some fantastic views.  Then descend back down and complete the loop.

Embark on the Big Creek Loop in Olympic National Forest, Washington, a captivating trail that seamlessly blends nature and challenge. Traverse through diverse landscapes, meandering along Big Creek and ascending for a 1-mile side excursion up the Mt. Ellinor trail. Enjoy panoramic views as you elevate your heart rate. This loop promises a perfect fusion of scenic beauty and a rewarding workout, making it an ideal escape for hikers seeking both natural splendor and an extra fitness challenge.

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Big Creek Loop


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