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South Ridge Trail

Intermediate

Trail

0.8 mile 1.2 kilometer point to point
91% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 153' 47 m
Descent: -59' -18 m
High: 191' 58 m
Low: 60' 18 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 18% (10°)

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Trail shared by Dan Baker

A forested, rolling trail following the south rim of Piper's Creek valley.

Dan Baker

Features River/Creek · Wildlife

No wheelchairs, motorized vehicles, or bikes.

Description

The trail begins off of the Lower Meadow Trail. The route climbs to the south rim of Piper's Creek valley through deciduous and evergreen forest. The trail has minor ups and downs to cross creeks as you make your way towards the sound. The trail ends at fork of the Clay Pit and South Bluff Trail. There are multiple options for loop runs.

Flora & Fauna

Ferns, firs, and cedars.

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  4.0 from 3 votes

#2

in Carkeek Park

#9084

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#2

in Carkeek Park

#452

in Washington

#9,084

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Photos

Caught a leaf mid-switch to Autumn colors
Nov 3, 2019 near Shoreline, WA
A one-legged bird! Despite the trail traffic, wildlife finds some amount of solace.
Jan 21, 2019 near Shoreline, WA
The cool Autumn weather lures the elusive candy cap mushroom into view
Oct 28, 2019 near Shoreline, WA
Ferns and cedars.
Nov 25, 2016 near Shoreline, WA

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