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Black Diamond Coal Mine

Black Diamond, WA

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Black Diamond Coal Mine is a 9 mile loop trail located near Black Diamond, Washington and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking & mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Recent Reviews

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Point Defiance Park Trails
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

I did the blue trail and got lost a few times because the squares were pointing In the wrong direction but you can really only get lost once, however the time of day that I went was not great as teenagers were just out of school and as we walked by made crude comments and we smelled a lot of pot. Go earlier in the day if possible

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Swan Creek Park Trail
by Monica Firestone

7 Completed 3 Reviews

Hiked here for the first time last summer, never knew it was there and I drive by there frequently. Entrance for the bottom of the trail is off of Waller Road and Pioneer. Better signage out there now. There was some evidence of transients living there, at the bottom near the ponds. Trail is very narrow and the soft sandy ground in some spots is an area of a possible slip (I did). Frequent trail markers to indicate where you are on the trail and those trail markers usually mark a spot you can access the lower/upper trail, depending on which one you are on. Top of the trail is behind First Creek Middle School on Portland Ave and there is a mountain bike trail there also. Could do this hike daily.

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Swan Creek Park Trail
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7 Completed 2 Reviews

Very nice trail as long as you can stay away from the bikes. A little muddy when you get down to the bottom still though.

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Swan Creek Park Trail
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5 Completed 2 Reviews

Good local hike! The red route is moderately challenging and the trail very narrow. At points it is dificult to know which path to follow. The black route is very easy, but again the trail markers are unclear. New trail markers are being installed. The red route takes you down along the base of a ravin, very beautiful! Definitely a must to for locals!

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McKay Marsh Trail
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7 Completed 2 Reviews

Very short trail. Easily able to complete it twice during my lunch break. Good for beginners and that's about it.

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Point Defiance Park Trails
by Trisha Roth

2 Completed 2 Reviews

Beautiful trail, longer than 3.6 miles if you do the entire loop. Gorgeous views of the Sound, lots of bird life and mature trees. Gem at the edge of the city.

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Puget Park Trail
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10 Completed 4 Reviews

Love this trail. . easy walk to the water and to explore

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Point Defiance Park Trails
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11 Completed 4 Reviews

This is one of my favorite close-in, easy hikes. As others have said, it's a great opportunity for trail running and backpacking conditioning work. There are so many side trails that wind through the woods. It's easy to get lost temporarily, which is not a bad thing--it's a good opportunity to just be in the moment and enjoy a nice walk.I love the proximity to the water. The beach can get busy, but the trails never seem to be packed. I love everything about this park--I just wish I lived within walking distance of it.

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Point Defiance Park Trails
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4 Completed 4 Reviews

Good place for some running or a quick backpacking workout.

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Point Defiance Park Trails
by Meghan Kaloper

16 Completed 1 Reviews

Outside trail is longer 4.6 miles and has many beautiful views! You can even head down to the sandy beach. Lovely :)

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