Port Ludlow Hiking

by John Nuerenberg, Hiking Club

Hikers meet at the Bridge Deck at 8:15 AM, unless otherwise noted. They get directions to the trailheads and depart at 8:30 AM.

The hikers abide by the “Stay Healthy” recommendations and follow CDC guidelines for outdoor recreation.

Email Roster

Those on the hiking email roster receive an update the week of a scheduled outing. If you would like to be added to the email roster, go to the club’s website, portludlowhikingclub.com/contact.

Friday, October 14 – Bloedel Reserve

Enjoy nature on an easy tour of the gardens and woodlands of this 155-acre estate on Bainbridge Island. Advance purchase timed tickets are required to visit the Reserve. Admission for a non-member is $20 ($15 for seniors). Note that we will meet at the Bridge Deck at 9 a.m. to arrange carpools and get directions. A link to the Bloedel Reserve, if interested, is bloedelreserve.org.
Hike leaders: Sarah and Denny Schuch portludlowhikingclub.com/contact

Friday, October 28 – North Kitsap Heritage Park

Celebrate the Halloween season! No costumes required! This is an easy hike of approximately 3 to 6 miles, depending on the routes. Explore this Kitsap County Park of more than 800 acres located off Miller Bay Rd. The group will choose from trails named Spine Line, Ravine Run, Forked Tongue, and Beaver Ridge. There is a privy at the trailhead. No parking pass is required. Consider stopping in Port Gamble for lunch after the excursion. Hike leader: Dan Darrow, portludlowhikingclub.com/contact

Wednesdays – Timberton Loop – 9:00 a.m.

Walk the 4.2-mile Timberton Loop. Enjoy views of the Olympic Mountains. This is a no-leader hike. Meet other walkers at the parking lot trailhead on Timberton Drive.

Monday/Wednesday/Friday – 8:00 a.m.

Join the “Trail Club Group” that meets at the golf club parking lot for a self-led walk on the abandoned golf cart path trail or other alternative route.

More Info

For more hiking information, map of the Port Ludlow Trails, and descriptions with pictures of previous hikes and other destinations, go to portludlowhikingclub.com.