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      Network of multi-use cross country trails.
      Located in the center of Vashon Island, Island Center Forest is a Forest Stewardship Council® (license code FSC-C008225) certified working forest and natural area managed to demonstrate sustainable forest management while protecting and restoring the health of the site's habitat. Enjoy a picnic at the Forest Cathedral picnic shelter designed and built by islanders using local island wood.

      Ten miles of multi-use trails lead visitors through 440 acres of consisting of forested stands, meadows, the Mukai Pond and the Meadowlake wetlands which form the headwaters of Judd Creek. Island Center Forest is habitat to a variety of wildlife, including more than 70 bird species.

      Coinciding with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s designated hunting season in October, 220 acres of Island Center Forest are open for seasonal deer hunting and closed to other visitors, making this the only public land on Vashon Island where deer hunting has been allowed.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Manager: King County Parks
      Dump Trailhead google parking directions
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      Region Details
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      • 21
      • 9

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 1, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      35
      Trails Mountain Bike
      37
      Trails Horse
      36
      Trails Hike
      39
      Trails Trail Running
      39
      Total Distance
      12 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      5 miles
      Total Descent
      903 ft
      Total Vertical
      133 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      427 ft
      Reports
      86
      Ridden Counter
      915

      Recent Trail Reports

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      WillVl0RAgwishlistregionactivity #50638682
      Mar 30, 2024 @ 6:55pm
      Mar 30, 2024
      WillieJacobszaddpoiactivity #49949783
      Mar 12, 2024 @ 7:22am
      Mar 12, 2024
      WillieJacobszaddtrailactivity #49949412 and 3 more
      Mar 12, 2024 @ 6:59am
      Mar 12, 2024
      WillieJacobszupdatetrailactivity #49948906 and 34 more
      Mar 12, 2024 @ 6:40am
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      WillieJacobszupdateregionactivity #49221238
      Feb 16, 2024 @ 10:10am
      Feb 16, 2024

      Nearby Areas

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      Judd Creek Preserve 31.6 km
      Burton Acres 33.6 km
      Frog Holler 6 24.6 km
      Banner Forest Heritage Park 37 224.6 km
      Dockton Forest 15 10 3 14.9 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3710 miles843 ft5 miles135 ft
      #4,911#2,19486759
      Horse3610 miles837 ft5 miles135 ft
      22
      Hike3912 miles902 ft5 miles135 ft
      #4,025#2,0197949
      Trail Running3912 miles902 ft5 miles135 ft
      #4,048#2,02579120
      • By jmahler TRAILFORKS & contributors
      • Admins: VMBA, EMBA-C2S
      • #23863 - 3,269 views

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