Hike Distance: 8.3 miles
Elevation Gain: 401 feet
This trail is a long drive from our house but is fun to hike. Since the trail is paved it tends to be a bit harsh on the back, so we typically don’t go for long distances on it. I’ve been avoiding too much elevation and this rails-to-trails hike fit the bill. I wanted to finish this 21.5 mile trail so we started at the terminus in Yelm to accomplish this task. It started out as a mostly sunny day and ended up cloudy. The further out from Yelm we hiked the less people were on the trail. A very nice day, and we finally finished the entire length after this hike! This hike also marked the countdown to having less than 100 miles to reach 10,000 miles!