April 16, 2014 · 6:00 PM
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TOTAL MILES: 6
Elevation Gain: 960
PACE: Quick 3mph
DIFFICULTY RATING: Moderate due to pace and one steep hill.
ESTIMATED HIKING TIME: 2 hours
DOGS: Yes, Dog Friendly, Dog must be on leash for the entire hike.
This will be a quicker paced 3mph, 6 mile hike at the western end of Forest Park.
We should finish before dark, but be prepared with a headlamp or flashlight.
This loop commerates the 1997 purchase of 73 acres of privately owned land deep within Forest Park that fixed the hole in Forest Park.
We will start out at the Newton road trailhead of the Wildwood trail. Follow it to the BPA road, down Firelane 12, then climb up Firelane 15, to the Wildwood trail, to Newton road.
This end of Forest Park is quiet and serene, no grand views, best described as a nice walk in the woods.
What to bring:
Flashlight or Headlamp
Sturdy hiking boots/shoes
• Layers of clothing that can be adjusted or removed as necessary (NO COTTON!!!)
* Please note if the hike is full, you can choose to be notified of a open spot . What this means is that if a spot opens up everyone who wants a spot will automatically receive an e-mail notifying them of the opening. The first person (whether on the waiting list or not) to RSVP gets the spot.