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Mt. Zion Trail

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Map Key

1.8

Miles

2.9

KM

Point to Point

4,259' 1,298 m

High

2,959' 902 m

Low

1,357' 414 m

Up

65' 20 m

Down

15%

Avg Grade (8°)

36%

Max Grade (20°)

Dogs Unknown

Description

This trail is a pretty steady climb to the top; the last 0.8 miles level off at times then increases in elevation, like stairs.

There are a couple of small trails off the main one that lead to some viewpoints; just be careful because those spots are drop offs. Once you get to the top, you'll see a trail to your right—that's Snow Creek Trail. There's a spur trail to the left, and if you follow that there should be some gorgeous views of Mt Townsend, if it's not cloudy like when I visited.

This trail is between an easy and intermediate difficulty, in my opinion.

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Hiking Project Staff with improvements by Moriah Brock

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  4.0 from 4 votes

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#536

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#11,300

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Water is flowing down from this tree's partially hollowed out roots. My pup enjoyed it.
Aug 26, 2018 near Quilcene, WA
There are 2 small boulders on the trail, this is one.  It's only an issue if you're a cyclist or on horseback.
Aug 26, 2018 near Quilcene, WA
This is the start of the second side trail.
Aug 26, 2018 near Quilcene, WA
This is a little ways into the spur trail to the left. It's pretty narrow but not hard to hike.
Aug 26, 2018 near Quilcene, WA
This is at one of the side trails. I'm guessing it'd be a great view if it wasn't cloudy.
Aug 26, 2018 near Quilcene, WA
This is towards the start of the trail, it's very dry with some deep steps. It's an easy start.
Aug 26, 2018 near Quilcene, WA

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Nov 27, 2019
Christopher Campbell
With Cory, Shannon and the pups. Pretty trail. Only went to about 3500'
May 11, 2019
Patrick Shaffer
4.3mi
Nov 24, 2018
Chelsey Rea
Aug 26, 2018
Moriah Brock
4.4mi
Jul 9, 2017
Caitlin McCreery
3.6mi
Jul 4, 2017
Kathleen Hall
Amazing trail covered in rhododendrons! Great views at the top.
May 22, 2017
Damien Weaver
3.6mi
Mar 9, 2017
John Barsanti
1.8mi