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Snowshoe Lower Gold Creek Loop
January 20, 2018, 7:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Lakewood Park & Ride
10617 S Tacoma Way
Lakewood, WA 98499
is not Required
We'll snowshoe the lower Gold Creek Loop. Meet at the Lakewood Park and Ride at 7am. More information about this destination can be found on the Washington Trails Association website here: http://www.wta.org/go-outside/seasonal-hikes/go-hiking/hikes/lower-gold-creek-basin-snowshoe.
Total distance is four miles.
• What to bring
Snow shoes, dress appropriately in layers. Water, snacks, lunch, 10 essentials.
• Important to know
This event is great for beginners or anyone looking for an approachable hike to warm up for the season.
• How to get there:
Drive Interstate 90 east to Exit 54, 2 miles east of the Snoqualmie Pass summit. Exit I-90, turn north, crossing under the freeway. A few hundred feet north of the highway interchange, turn right into Gold Creek Sno-Park, which follows Forest Road 4832 and drive east parallel to the freeway for 1 mile. Forest Road 142 accesses the Gold Creek Pond trailhead, but is not plowed in winter. Park along Forest Road 4832 (Sno-Park permit required) and hike the 0.3 mile road to the turnoff to the Gold Creek Pond parking area.
Coordinates: 47.396690, -121.379196