Road 5640: Quartz Creek

OutAndBack • 10 mi • 2000 ft

An impressive view of the Cathedral-like towers of Mount Garfield. Although the road is firmly gated, the first 2.5 miles is drivable, but without traffic it is a very agreeable walk. Best in the spring when the way is lined with bright yellow violets.
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Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: North Bend
Length: 10 total miles
Elevation Gain: 2,000 feet
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Old forest road now used as a trail.
Duration: 7 hours
Season: Best spring to fall
Trailhead Elevation: 1,150 feet
Top Elevation: 3,198 feet
Local Contacts: North Bend Ranger District, Mount Baker - Snoqualmie National Forest
Local Maps: Green Trails #174 Mount Si; North Bend Ranger District
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7/16/1993

Had to use bug spray, but it's a lovely view. We got to a bridge that was washed out; careful if/when you cross it.

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