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Liberty Creek

 6 votes

Length

3.8 Miles 6.2 Kilometers

88%

Runnable

Singletrack

Elevation

1,274' 388 m

Ascent

-60' -18 m

Descent

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

54%

Max Grade (29°)

3,292' 1,003 m

High

2,062' 628 m

Low

Conditions


Minor Issues 87 days ago
Muddy, Mostly Dry History

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Earn some awesome views and experience a waterfall along this difficult trail.

Dave Dutro

Overview

Best from April (depending on snow pack) until November.
Features: Lake — River/Creek — Views — Waterfall — Wildlife
Dogs: Leashed

Runner Notes

Steep climbs.

Description

Follow the valley floor for two miles and cross Liberty Creek twice on footbridges before reaching the cedar grove. It is always cool and damp here. This then begins a serious switchbacking climb to the one major viewpoint of Liberty Lake and Mount Spokane to the north. The trail then levels out, eventually reaching the waterfall in one mile from the cedar grove. This is a great place to stop, have a snack and enjoy the picturesque cascading water.

At this point, you'll start another serious climb on a trail that desperately needs repair and more switchbacks. A half mile from the waterfall, you cross the creek one last time and in 0.1 miles reach an old outhouse and shelter which was built by the Boy Scouts. This is the highest point of the route, but there are no views, unfortunately.

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Sep 18, 2017
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  4.3 from 6 votes

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#176

in Washington

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