Elbe Hills OHV - Rainier Vista Rock Garden

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5/5 (1 reviews)
Elbe, Washington (Pierce County)
Last Updated: 03/11/2019
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The upper rock gardens were designed for buggies and extremely well built trucks; they are covered in oil and broken parts most of the time, try them at your own risk. The "pit" is a hole surrounded by rock walls and filled with mounds of boulders, concrete culverts (precisely placed), and various other "playground" equipment. Although the pit has been part of the trail system for years, the "playground" is a recent addition to the Elbe Hills ORV Park. Like the "Log Jam" on the Gotcha trail, "The Pit" is also a great place for a BBQ lunch or a group picture.

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5/5 (1)
Rated 5/5
Visited: 03/19/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

There's something here for everyone. You can bypass the hill climb and go directly to the pit to play, if you want. Or you could take the challenge and climb the hill and come down the rock garden to see if you can get stuck going downhill. The rock garden itself presents a good challenge to the most well built rigs. The pit had a bunch of water in it, but the bottom was solid. Lots of places to test your climbing skills on some extreme angles. The weather can change in a heartbeat. While we were there, we experienced rain, snow, hail, and sun. It's a fun place to end your day in Elbe.

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