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Staircase Rapids, North Fork Skokomish River

Jul 26, 2013

by Meredith last modified Jul 26, 2013 08:08 PM
Type of Outing
Day hike
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Hike: Staircase Rapids
Region: Olympics -- East
Trails: Staircase (#112)
Avg Rating: 3.70
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Hike: North Fork Skokomish River
Region: Olympics -- East
Trails: North Fork Skokomish River (#110)
Avg Rating: 3.20
Be Aware Of
Blowdowns
Dad is 99% recovered from that nasty respiratory thing that he picked up on the cruise ship, but we still wanted something easy for our Friday hike. This trail was perfect. The Skokomish is VERY low right now. I hate to say it, but we really do need a little rain! Everything is looking DRY up there. Trail is in great shape, but there are some blowdowns past the junction to Flapjack Lakes. We hiked to the Madeleine Creek bridge and had lunch there. About 9-10 miles round-trip. Very few bugs, which was a refreshing change of pace after the nightmare that my husband and I endured at Sunrise on Monday.
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