For both hikes, meet at 7:30 a.m. on the east side of the Sedro-Woolley Food Pavilion parking lot. No parking permit is required. There are two different return times. Carpool accordingly. Return time is 2 p.m. for those who do shorter hikes; 3:30 p.m. for those who go longer distances.
I. RUBY ARM: Hike on the East Bank of Ross Lake Trail over a carpet and under a canopy of fall leaves. Kick leaves to your heart’s content. Hike to either Ruby Arm, Hidden Hand Pass, or part way up Little Jack Trail. The round trip is 7 to 8 miles.
II. RUBY CREEK TRAIL: Hike the beautiful Ruby Creek trail from Panther Creek to Canyon Creek and back. The round trip is 7 miles with a 650 foot total elevation gain.