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Thompson Creek Trail # 206

Intermediate
 5.0 (3)

Excellent hike. Very easy trial to follow. Hiker traffic is moderate depending on the weather.


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3.4

Miles

5.5

KM

Point to Point

736' 224 m

High

607' 185 m

Low

441' 134 m

Up

419' 128 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

24%

Max Grade (14°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Commonly Backpacked · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Spring · Swimming · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly Easily defined trail.

Please do not explore caves. The native bat species in the area is subject to contracting White-Noise Syndrome (WNS).
There are also some USFS restrictions on areas for a monument survey. Trees will be marked with red dye/paint.

Description

Expect a great time if you love the outdoors.

Flora & Fauna

Always look out for Poison Oak, Poison Ivy, Poison Sumac.
***Also take note of the three common venomous snake species native to the area. Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus), Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix), Cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus). Google Search for a picture to identify them if you are not native to the southeast.

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