Slippery Creek Road

Total Miles
6.9

Elevation

1,339.72 ft

Duration

1 Hours

Technical Rating

3

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

This is a primitive dead-end logging road. There are a few pull-off for day camping and quite a few spectacular views of Mount Rainier. Where the road dead-ends, it was dug out, so could be accessible by vehicles that have the clearance or ATV/dirt bikes. The Grass Mountain hiking trail also crosses over where it dead-ends. When you first start on this road, the land around is owned by the Muckleshoot Tribe, so you cannot venture off the road. The land eventually turns into DNR land towards the top. There were about 3 washout areas, that were dirt and large rocks, so be cautious in those areas. There are plenty of great views of Mount Rainier, and most of them have pull out areas that would be great for photography areas and for having a picnic! Once you are close to the top, the road will narrow and the brush and trees are very overgrown. Our truck fit through with minimal scratching, and once you get to the end, it is wide and open and easy to turn around. We took a stock Dodge Ram 1500 and were close but didn't bottom out on anything. We went early November and there was some snow.

Photos of Slippery Creek Road

Slippery Creek Road
Slippery Creek Road

Difficulty

This is a logging road that has gone without maintenance, and there are washouts and ruts in areas, along with a slide that you have to navigate around.

Technical Rating

3

Status Reports

Josh Mauk
Jun 12, 2024
4x4
Open
pretty easy going completely dry and a lot of elevation gain with some steep spots did it all in 2wd. saw some deer and hummingbirds. very few camping spots!
Taylor Bennett
Jun 09, 2024
2021 Subaru Crosstrek
Open
Dusty
There were some rocky areas with medium sized rocks and holes, but nothing a high clearance off road vehicle can’t handle. It was gorgeous and views of Tahoma!
Ivan D
Dec 20, 2023
4x4
Open
Muddy/Wet
Snow/Ice
Steve B
Dec 09, 2023
4x4
Open
Snow/Ice
Rough/Deteriorated

Access Description

The entrance to this logging road is just before the town of Greenwater, on the left if you are heading east of Highway 410.

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