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Stimpson Nature Reserve

Jul 26, 2013

by nwspirit last modified Jul 26, 2013 11:00 PM
Type of Outing
Day hike
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Hike: Stimpson Nature Reserve
Region: Puget Sound and Islands -- North Sound
Why You Should Go Now
Wildflowers blooming
Ripe berries
Geneva Pond. photo credit: nwspirit
Trails in great shape. Hard packed with some stones from time to time. Main Loop Trail 2.8 mile round trip and Geneva Pond Loop Trail 1.2 round trip. Did both loops.

Main Loop Trail has more elevation gain (couple hundred feet) than Geneva Loop. Came across a mix of families and seniors enjoying the day.

Minimal wildflowers, berries, and bugs. Lots of activity on Geneva Pond with ducks, frogs, dragonflies, and damselflies. Also, noticeable beaver activity at north pond edge.
Beaver activity found beside Geneva Pond. photo credit: nwspirit
Trails marked well. photo credit: nwspirit
Great assortment of fungi on Main Trail Loop. photo credit: nwspirit
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