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Japanese Gulch Main Trail

Intermediate

Trail

1.2 mile 1.9 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 183' 56 m
Descent: -19' -6 m
High: 487' 148 m
Low: 323' 98 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 35% (19°)

Dogs

Unknown
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Trail shared by Judith Mayer

A mixed singletrack/packed gravel trail next to the train track.

Judith Mayer

Features River/Creek · Views

Description

There is a ferry and cafe with STUNNING views just 4 blocks away. Parking is located in the dog park. Highly suggest Red Cup Cafe afterwards.

This trail is very obvious. From the dog park, head towards a road barrier, and keep descending about 100 ft downhill and then keep your eyes out for a trail on the right. The trail will continue to descend gently, and there will be a train track on your left and a roaring creek on your right for the first steep uphill. After that, the trail is more rolling.

At the top, you'll be at the back of Boeing.This portion of the trail will come to an end, but that doesn't mean that your outing has to.

If you're looking to continue your journey past the main trail, take a hard left onto wide dirt road. At end of the road turn right, go 20 feet through trees and come out near a pond. Keep the pond tight on your left and you'll enter the forest and be greeted by about a zillion trails. They are all very ruggedly rolling, and provide many options.

Flora & Fauna

Year round creek is VERY full through April. 50% heavy tree cover; intermittent small creeks.

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Photos, Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Need to Know, Dogs Allowed

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May 23, 2019
Shuhei Ichino
3.6mi — 1h 40m
Mar 31, 2017
Kyle Woltzen

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