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Colville Forest biologist leads hike at Elk Creek Falls

Elk Creek Falls on the Colville National Forest's Mill Pond Historic Site. (Rich Landers)
Elk Creek Falls on the Colville National Forest's Mill Pond Historic Site. (Rich Landers)

HIKING --  A two-mile loop hike to Elk Creek Falls led by Mike Borysewicz, Colville National Forest wildlife biologist, will be a great opportunity to stretch your legs and increase your knowledge of natural landscapes and wildlife.  

The free annual activity is set for June 25.

Where:   Meet,  10 a.m., at the Elk Creek Trailhead at the Mill Pond Historic Site, a little more than 4 miles east of Metaline Falls on County Road 9345 (road to Sullivan Lake).

Attractions: Old prescribed burn heavily used by elk, cascading waterfall, wildflower meadow and interpretation by a veteran biologist.

Details: Bring a lunch, a hat, and sturdy walking shoes.

Info: Sullivan Lake Ranger Station, (509) 446-7500.




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