10712 56th Street Northwest, Gig Harbor, WA
Date: Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Title/Location: Kopachuck State Park,[masked]th St NW, Gig Harbor
Hike Leader: Cyndy Dillon Contact Information: [masked], cell[masked]
Departure Time: 1pm Estimated Return Time: 3pm
Departure location: Kopachuck parking area Number of people: unlimited, please RSVP
Hike Description: Kopachuck State Park is a 109-acre marine park with 5,600-feet of saltwater shoreline on Henderson Bay. One portion of the park, Cutts Island (Deadman's Island) is a half mile from shore and reachable only by boat. The park provides scenic views of sunsets, the Olympic Mountains, and Puget Sound. We will wander part of the 2 miles of trails, observing native plants and mosses and may also stroll on the beach.
Any special requirements: Discover Pass required; day or year passes can be purchased at the park. Trails may be muddy. Please RSVP to [masked] in case we need to cancel. Water and cookies will be provided.
Directions: From I-5 take Route 16 west across the Narrows Bridge. Take the 3rd exit Wollochet/City Center and continue about a mile down the hill on Stinson Dr. Turn left at the stop sign onto Rosedale Dr. Go 3 miles and turn left on Ray Nash Drive. Continue 3 miles straight by Island View Market as the road becomes Kopachuck Dr , crossing the bridge and climbing the hill. Turn right into the park on 56th St NW (opposite the schools) and then right in about ½ mile into the parking area. Brown park signs will show the way.