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blue Thompson Creek Trail # 206

Trail

3.4 mile 5.5 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 441' 134 m
Descent: -419' -128 m
High: 736' 224 m
Low: 607' 185 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 24% (14°)

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

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

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.

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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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