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Lava Canyon Loop

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1.2 mile 1.9 kilometer out and back
86% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 257' 78 m
Descent: -257' -78 m
High: 2,835' 864 m
Low: 2,577' 786 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (5°)
Max Grade: 18% (10°)

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Trail shared by Robyn Pepin

A loop around the interpretive Lava Canyon Trail.

Robyn Pepin

Features River/Creek · Views · Waterfall

Overview

At just over a mile in length, runners of all ages will enjoy this stunning loop at the Lava Canyon Interpretive Site. The loop crosses over the Muddy River on two impressive bridges.

Need to Know

Northwest Forest Pass required at parking lot. Pay station available.

Description

Run around some slick rock trail around the Lava Canyon area, crossing over the canyon twice. Use caution, as this trail is very slick when wet! The polished lava rock makes for some interesting, however slippery, trail surface.

This is an easy path to follow around, crossing a wobbly bridge at the north end (even if it makes you nervous, try to stop at the middle and look up the canyon!) and heading back up to the parking lot. The loop can be traveled in either direction.

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Lava Canyon
Oct 24, 2018 near Amboy, WA
Lava Canyon
Oct 24, 2018 near Amboy, WA
River at Lava Canyon
Oct 24, 2018 near Amboy, WA

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