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Liberty Creek

 4.4 (13)

Length


3.8 Miles 6.2 Kilometers


1,274' 388 m

Ascent

-60' -18 m

Descent

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

54%

Max Grade (29°)

3,292' 1,003 m

High

2,062' 628 m

Low

Shared By Dave Dutro

Conditions


All Clear 75 days ago
Dry, Fallen Trees - Beautiful. Some loose rock but overall trail is in good shape History

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Earn some awesome views and experience a waterfall along this difficult trail.

Dave Dutro

Dogs Leashed

Features Lake · River/Creek · Views · Waterfall · Wildlife

Best from April (depending on snow pack) until November.

Description

Follow the valley floor for two miles and cross Liberty Creek twice on footbridges before reaching the cedar grove. It is always cool and damp here. This then begins a serious switchbacking climb to the one major viewpoint of Liberty Lake and Mount Spokane to the north. The trail then levels out, eventually reaching the waterfall in one mile from the cedar grove. This is a great place to stop, have a snack and enjoy the picturesque cascading water.

At this point, you'll start another serious climb on a trail that desperately needs repair and more switchbacks. A half mile from the waterfall, you cross the creek one last time and in 0.1 miles reach an old outhouse and shelter which was built by the Boy Scouts. This is the highest point of the route, but there are no views, unfortunately.

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Check-Ins

Aug 31, 2018
Ann Stephens
Jul 29, 2018
Jay Prickett
8mi
Jul 21, 2018
Allen Svirgun
8.5mi
Jul 17, 2018
Miriam Nokes
14.4mi
Jun 22, 2018
Kathy Janus
We did the full loop and it was awesome!!! 9.1mi — 3h 52m
Jun 15, 2018
Allen Svirgun
Jun 2, 2018
Carlos Menendez
May 26, 2018
Christian M
3.8mi

Trail Ratings

  4.4 from 13 votes

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  4.4 from 13 votes
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#70

in Washington

#1,214

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