The bridge is in-we want to take advantage of this easy, beautiful hike. Many of the other groups have already hiked it. It's our turn. This is cross posted with the Mt. Rainier group. We will be coming from the 512/I5 P&R and stop at the Cooper Pt. Rd by Pier I to pick up others from the Oly area.
Mileage: approx 6 miles RT (with Shady Lane trail)
Elevation Gain: 150'
Pass: Nat Parks or equivalent
Please bring your 10 essentials, plastic bag for muddy/dusty boots, extra shoes for ride home, cash for drivers, extra cash for possible latte or ice cream in Hoodsport, sense of humor and adventure. It may rain on Sunday-be prepared for that too.
We are not trained guides. We are hiking this trail and invite you to join us. We are not responsible for your safety, you are. The more prepared you are, the better chance of staying safe.
Take 101N from Shelton to Hoodsport. Turn left on SR19. Go approx 9.3 miles to FS24-take a sharp left. In approx. 5.4 miles turn right at the junction and drive1.2 miles to ranger station. TH parking is on the right.