Ira Spring Memorial Trail

MODERATE 17 reviews

Ira Spring Memorial Trail is a 6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Garcia, Washington that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from April until October.

DISTANCE
6.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2280 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

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7 days ago

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20 days ago

Excellent way to start a day! Beautiful trail, tons of views. Gorgeous lake & option to continue on if so desired. I got there around 8am & there were only a few people on the trail, though it did get busier later in the day. The dog & I waded in the lake & stayed for a nice picnic & meditation. We left before it got too hot so it was perfect. The bugs really aren't so bad earlier in the day. Will def go back & maybe stay a night @ Mason Lake!

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21 days ago

Fantastic trail! Highly recommend getting there early though, as it fills up fast. We got there at 7:30 am and the parking lot was almost full. The trail is steep nearly the whole way so you'll get a sweat on. But it's totally worth it for the views and wild flowers. Mason Lake is nice, but again, busy with campers.

Couple of tips: again go early, sunscreen, it's exposed at the top and if you go in the afternoon you'll get strong sun. Also 30 min away is no boat brewing company (at 90 and 18 west), worth going to after this hike, plus its dog friendly..

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1 month ago

Great first hike of the season (bit of a late start). Views of Mt. Rainier throughout, and mountain lake swimming at the top!

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1 month ago

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1 month ago

Amazing hike! In my top 3 favorite hikes I've done in the area. Beautiful time of year to go, great wildflowers. I love that this feels like two hikes in one: you get an awesome viewpoint at the top and then you head down to the lake. Parking can be an issue and there are lots of bugs, but the views are worth it. As you ascend, you get more and more peaks of Mt Rainier. Beautiful!

1 month ago

the trail itself is great, flowers, view erverything is great!

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1 month ago

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Saturday, April 16, 2016