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Stephanie Lincoln reviewed Lovers Lane Trail
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tried ro find this tril. total fail. someone local who hits this trail please update its location

Maddy M reviewed Flapjack Lakes Trail
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Justin Hayworth reviewed Marymere Falls Trail
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Hiking

Fun hike. Lots of uphill. Ropes at the end for a tough final scramble, but nothing too hard if comparing to say Angels Landing. Clouds roll in and out of summit in minutes. Bring feed and birds will fly to your hands!

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Adam Ellis reviewed Murhut Falls Trail
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Hiking

Great hike for dogs and kids

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Ric Esp reviewed Marymere Falls Trail
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Hiking

The best way to do this is Mount storm Vancouver back down and take a shower in the falls

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Erika Handley reviewed Heart O' the Forest Trail
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HikingBugs

Absolutely stunning! Very few people. It was the first hike I’ve done in the forrest. I went with my sister and husband (in our 30s) and my dad (65). It took us about 2.5 hours round trip. The beginning of the trail is easy and wide (You could walk 2 by 2). As the trail progressed it became single file and a little less kept, but still easy to see and find. We were lucky because it hasn’t rained in awhile so the trail was dry. The end was peaceful and beautiful. The return was more moderate as you had to hike up a decent amount. In the end totally worth it and would recommend.

Courtney Murphy reviewed Heart O' the Forest Trail
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Hiking

Fun

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Lindsey Fauré reviewed Murhut Falls Trail
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Hiking

The waterfalls at the end of the trail had everything I want in a hike: branching pathways to explore different nooks and crannies, a high lookout bench with sparkling views of the falls, the opportunity to dip into cold and clear pools... There were a few other parties there at the same time as us, but the whimsical falls still felt fairly secluded as it was fairly easy to scramble down a small side path or wade across the water and be away from other people. The road to the trailhead was fairly pothole-y (though I’ve seen far far worse). We drove it easily in a Honda Pilot. I didn’t find it to be terribly bumpy, however, because my husband has turned into my grandmother and drove the entirety at about 5-10 mph. It took us about 45 minutes to get back to Ranger Hole (which we hiked on the way out!). Luckily, we filled the ride with good music and only a couple not-so-subtle comments (from me) about how we could probably go just a tiny bit faster :)

Ken Powers reviewed Upper Big Creek Loop Trail
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HikingGreat!

This is always a fun loop hike. We usually travel counterclockwise but this time we went clockwise which gives you the elevation gain of the trip in a shorter number of miles. We went to the viewpoint which is always great. One thing that is special about this trail is it is in a constant state of improvement. Every time we go here, something about the trail is better than the last visit. The trail crews are putting in a huge effort here. The Big Creek Campground was full for this trip due to increased usage due to COVID-19 as well as the Beast of Big Creek Trail Race that took place in the morning. Also, with the Hamma Hamma and Lena Creek Campgrounds closed, it is driving more people here. In fact, we ended up camping at the Staircase Campground in the National Park for this trip and got the last available spot. Oddly, there weren’t a lot of hikers here at 1:00 PM despite the very large number of people up around Lake Cushman and, what the locals call, “Party Rock.” It was busier than I have ever seen it and there was a line of cars to get into Staircase. Overall, the area was very crowded but the trail was being underutilized.

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Terry Wickham reviewed Upper Big Creek Loop Trail
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Hiking

Awesome.

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Nathan Stryker reviewed Lovers Lane Trail
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HikingGreat!Over grown

Before you hike the AllTrails version of this trail, check some of the recordings. The AllTrails version shows some trail that I couldn’t find between the upper parking lot, and the lower resort area, and we ended up joking about about a mile on the road... other than that section though it’s absolutely a beautiful hike!

Leah Odom reviewed Upper Big Creek Loop Trail
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Hiking

A good day hike and well maintained trail. The trail didn’t have many people today which was a plus.

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Jessica Kaisler reviewed Marymere Falls Trail
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It's a nice hike, but theres so many people. I went in 2016. So many people. theres a side path probably not park made people go down to bottom the falls so couldnt even get a good pic of it without people. .

Claudia Wildmann reviewed Lovers Lane Trail
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Hiking

Beautiful at the beginning... really a different world, like a fairy tale and perfect for kids. Closer to the falls it gets more crowded - and there you saw hardly any masks - whereas on the trail people were cautious. Once you leave the falls, make sure you follow the signs to the campground. I ended on the road for a bit, which was quite boring. Second half is not that exciting, but still okay!

Jasmine Heirendt reviewed Murhut Falls Trail
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This trail is a little bit hard to find- it’s about 6 miles into the forest from Dosewallips road to the trailhead, the the last 3 miles are full of potholes and muddy spots so beware little cars that don’t have 4-wheel-drive. There’s limited parking, so if you go on a weekend you might have to park along the road. The trailhead isn’t very grand- a piece of laminated paper on a fence post that stays “viewpoint .8 miles” along the maintenance road you take to get in. Take that up, you’ll be clear for a beautiful hike to see the great green Murhat Falls. Keep your little kids close- there’s some snags and it’s pretty wild, but nothing crazy. The trail down to the water from the falls is treacherous and steep, prepare to scramble if you want to get close or swim. I braved the cold water here in the main lower pool and I don’t regret it- even though I froze a little bit. If you’re really brave you can even scramble up to the higher pool and see the cave- but you have to cross the river. All around lovely! Bring bug spray and sun screen in the summer.

Cara McNeil reviewed Upper Big Creek Loop Trail
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Hiking

I’ve done this trail a few times and I always enjoy it - it’s a pleasant, well maintained trail. If you’re conditioned, this trail is probably fairly easy versus moderate. It’s well marked and the view point off the ellinor connector trail is worth the extra couple of miles (I didn’t make it up there this evening but have been up there recently). You’ll come across a few creeks and bridges and plenty of lush foliage. Like others have said, if you do this counterclockwise, you’ll get some peekaboo views of Mt. Ellinor and the grade on the way down is more gradual.

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Cassie Morrow reviewed Upper Big Creek Loop Trail
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Hiking

Great trail for a challenging kids hike. Completed it with 11,9,5,4 and carried the toddler. Went counter clockwise up the steeper gain so the run down would be manageable (because what kid walks down a hill??) Well maintained and shaded. Several little waterfalls to stop and play in. Delicious red huckleberries to nibble. Would do this one again if I am looking in the area.

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Christy Kuna reviewed Deer Lake Trail
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Hikes July 25, 2020. Pretty sure this is at least 8 miles RT from the falls and not 6. It’s a rocky trail and at times can be a challenge. The incline doesn’t really let up that much. If your fit- no worries! The falls, beautiful lake and fun bridges are totally worth it! We spotted cougar markings and scat as well as fresh nail drags on a tree! We also followed a beautiful doe for about 5 minutes- she lead us up the single track and disappeared into the brush! Next time we hope to go earlier to spend some time around Deer Lake.

Glenda Pelham reviewed Marymere Falls Trail
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Hiking

Beautiful, shady trail to a very pretty waterfall. We passed quite a few people, even on a Monday. There are stairs to the actual waterfall.

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Julie Vanhaverbeke reviewed Marymere Falls Trail
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HikingRockyScramble

Great trail! Get there early to beat the crowds as it can get backed up on the ropes.

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Cynthia Stryker reviewed Upper Big Creek Loop Trail
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Beautifully scenic, non-technical trail in dense forest with lots of areas and benches available to stop and take in the sights along the way.

Lynette Marie reviewed Upper Big Creek Loop Trail
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HikingBugs

This trail was fun but lots more climbing than we thought the river at the ‘top’ (not including the viewpoint) was fun to splash in and eat lunch at. My kids (7) did it but it was pretty hard for them...and us! Overall a great workout but no views unless you go the extra two miles.

Marat T O reviewed Marymere Falls Trail
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HikingBugs

Fun and easy kid friendly trail.

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Cammi McCoy reviewed Marymere Falls Trail
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very popular busy trail. easy for kids. Falls were beautiful.

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