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McCormick Forest

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Walk amongst the trees

Nice trails in beautiful tall trees - soothing nature experience without going very far! This gets... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2019
jersey5454
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Gig Harbor, Washington
Nice Walk!

Lots of trail choices. Some a bit to close to the highway for relaxing exercise. And no great... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2019
123cjc
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Gig Harbor, Washington
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

Nice trails in beautiful tall trees - soothing nature experience without going very far! This gets a 4 instead of 5 stars simply because some trails are close to the highway and if you are seeking that zen woodsy experience you will be impacted a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019

Location is the best part it is right in Gig Harbor near city hall short trails and tall trees. new trees recently planted will grow over time. -- You can spend less than a half hour walking all the trails

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hsvigals
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Lots of trail choices. Some a bit to close to the highway for relaxing exercise. And no great distances. But the scenery is beautiful and most of the park is quite peaceful.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 123cjc
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been enjoying this park for years. The map is not very good, but with a little less than 5 miles of trails it is easy to find the main trail that almost runs the perimeter. The main trail is in great shape but some...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank slkneib
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

We've actually hiked the McCormick Forest a few times and enjoyed the setting and scenery each time. It does seem that this spot has become more popular than ever, judging from the number of parked vehicles. There is additional parking available across the street at...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank dcyagura
Reviewed September 7, 2017

What a beautiful trail run! So, I was visiting my retired parents in Gig Harbor and looking for a place to run. Trip Advisor didn't let me down. Just the place I wanted to explore and go for a quick run. I was visiting when...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Kevin M
Reviewed May 22, 2017

This is such a nice little park...you can hike it in no time...it's almost in the city...but still in the forest...great little place to visit..you don't want to miss it...there's extra parking in the fire station across the street...

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Teresa S
Reviewed March 7, 2017

Simply beautiful and naturally serene. A walk here can be a treat for the senses - and balm for the soul

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank LesRose
Reviewed February 22, 2017

This trail is beautiful and a great place to hike and you can take your dog with you. It is a great place for a trail run or a family hike. Any age can navigate this trail

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Hesterfam
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Hard to believe you are so close to town. It is a beautiful old forest with well maintained paths. We were a bit freaked out about bear sightings and cut our hike short - but then, were city folk, lol

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank dmg239
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