- High point:5550
- Low point:3550
- Hiking season: mid-July to mid-Oct.
- Total Elevation gain:3280
- Total Elevation lost:3660
- Total distance(from road):7.5
- Effective Distance:13.
- Hiking time:2 days
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To make a loop start at the road end at Klapatche Pont.
From here the trail descends 2.7 miles to campsites near the North Puyallup River bridge.
Bypassing the bridge by turning right on the
Wonderland Trail and
climb 1500 feet, in 2.8 miles, to Klapatche Park.
At Aurora Lake abandon the Wonderland Trail and
turn west to descend to the St. Andrews Creek trailhead at the road.
- (1) North Payallup Camp
- (2) Klapatche Park
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