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Best trails in Kennedy Creek Natural Area Preserve

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Looking for a great trail in Kennedy Creek Natural Area Preserve, Washington? AllTrails has 10 great hiking trails, trail running trails, wildlife trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 9 moderate trails in Kennedy Creek Natural Area Preserve ranging from 5.2 to 9.5 miles and from 29 to 1,282 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Kennedy Falls Trail
Kennedy Creek Natural Area Preserve
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 2 h 57 m
Note: The 'Private Property' sign at the trailhead refers to Hunting, Fishing, and Gathering ONLY. Other non-motorized recreation is allowed.Show more
#2 - Kennedy Creek Falls from Old Olympic Highway
Kennedy Creek Natural Area Preserve
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Length: 7.3 mi • Est. 3 h 31 m
Kennedy Creek Falls from Old Olympic Highway is a 7.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Shelton, Washington that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The traShow more
#3 - Bayview and Mimzie Trail
Kennedy Creek Natural Area Preserve
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 59 m
Bayview and Mimzie Trail is a 5.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Shelton, Washington that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity Show more
#4 - Mount Madron
Kennedy Creek Natural Area Preserve
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 42 m
Majority is forest service road until you turn off onto “Wedgie” trail. Traverse up hill and turn onto “Wedgie Cutoff” trail toward the summit. Don’t forget to take advantage of “Four Amigos” lookout Show more
#5 - Mimzie Loop
Kennedy Creek Natural Area Preserve
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 3 h 56 m
Mimzie Loop is a 7.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Shelton, Washington that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, bird waShow more
#6 - Green Diamond Trail
Kennedy Creek Natural Area Preserve
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 3 h 15 m
Note: As of June 2019, the route has been slightly altered due to active logging in the area.Show more
#7 - Bayview, Suzuki and Whiskey Hill Loop
Kennedy Creek Natural Area Preserve
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 3 h 33 m
Bayview, Suzuki and Whiskey Hill Loop is a 7.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Shelton, Washington that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of actiShow more
#8 - East Summit Lake Hills
Kennedy Creek Natural Area Preserve
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 5 h 5 m
Beautiful trails mostly following the power lines. Some very steep stuff. Trail from Summit Lake up to the power lines was about 100m of cross country. Tons of great trails and logging roads out here.Show more
#9 - Skull, Pipeline, Valley, Director and Bayview Trail Loop
Kennedy Creek Natural Area Preserve
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 40 m
Skull, Pipeline, Valley, Director and Bayview Trail Loop is a 5.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Shelton, Washington that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderatShow more
#10 - Kennedy Creek Summit Lake Loop
Kennedy Creek Natural Area Preserve
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 5 h 4 m
As of January 12, 2019 the south/east side of the lake has been logged somewhat recently which has pretty much ruined that side of the lake in terms of accessing roads/trails. The downed trees make itShow more