There were 4,317 households, out of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% were non-families. The town is home to the Courier-Herald newspaper. The 72-acre (29 ha) facility has many areas that are available to rent for weddings, trade shows, conventions and other special events. [28] Enumclaw has also chosen to ban the production, distribution and sale of recreational marijuana. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.13. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.42% of the population. I have seen lots for wildlife; Eagles, Owl, Bobcat. "My buddy Jake, his dog Rudy and I spent the day on Enumclaw Mountain.

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Elementary schools in Enumclaw and serving portions of Enumclaw include Byron Kibler, Southwood, Sunrise, and Westwood. [29] Enumclaw is also home to a detachment for the Washington State Patrol (WSP), the U.S. Forest Service, the Department of Natural Resources and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT).

Sign Up for Family Access. For up to date information on closures and park information, see the Flaming Geyser State Park site here:, Fall Sale! The day-use area offers open grass, multiple playgrounds, covered picnic and bar­becue areas and a wading pool with fountain. From SR-410, head south on 284th Avenue SE at the King County Fairgrounds and then west on SE 472nd Street. One of the first white settlers in south King County was Allen L. Porter. There were 4,456 housing units at an average density of 1,139.6 per square mile (440.0/km2). It has a great play area for children. In the 1890s, the Northern Pacific Railroad rerouted their line through Palmer, a few miles to the east of town. The Cal Magnusson trailhead is at the corner of 276th Avenue SE and SE 472nd Street.

ABOUT ENUMCLAW THUNDERING MOUNTAIN In 1879, Frank and Mary Stevenson homesteaded what is now the center of town.

Enumclaw Mountain at Weather and Snow National Weather Service Forecast NOAA Snow Depth Map Ascent Info Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 3 Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 5) Selected Trip Reports from this site: Early settlers called this area “Stevensonville,” but the early natives knew it as “Enumclaw,” a word with different translations, but most reference it meaning a “loud, thundering noise.” Enumclaw is the name that stuck. It was all pretty smooth traveling. Enumclaw itself was homesteaded in 1879 by Frank and Mary Stevenson. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. The next section of your hike will take you through a recent timber harvest area at mile 5.5. If you're looking for the best trails in Mount Rainier National Park, we've got you covered. ... #UpdatedPics from the SR 410 fire ease of #Enumclaw. We followed a combination of trails and logging roads on a roundabout way to the summit. Log successful summits on peakery to earn awards: Thanks. South Trail: Southern access is available along SE Mud Mountain Road and SE 481st Street. The city councilmembers are elected at-large to four-year terms with no limits. In 1853, he claimed a 320-acre (1.3 km2) parcel on the White River, about three miles (5 km) west of the site of Enumclaw.

The Olympic Kennel Club has the 5th largest dog show in the nation each year in August. [19], Enumclaw has a downtown that is filled with small local shops and restaurants, in contrast to other towns with big-box stores. The racial makeup of the city was 91.8% White, 0.5% African American, 1.0% Native American, 0.9% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 2.9% from other races, and 2.7% from two or more races. (360) 367-0415 . They're fast, efficient and friendly, what more could you want?" [26] The mayor is also elected to a four-year term with no limits. He maintained a troubled relationship with the local Smalkamish tribe (some of the ancestors of the Muckleshoot tribe) for some time, and in 1855 his cabin was burned to the ground. We'll be departing Saturdays and Sundays from Enumclaw Expo Center at 7:00 AM and 7:30 AM. Enumclaw Ski and Mountain is the place to get your ski, snowboard, and bicycle gear. At mile 6.6 is the junction with Ranger Creek Trail 1197.

—. At a tenth of a mile cross Dalles Creek and for the next mile be careful as you hike through a series of short switchbacks in loose rock. Owner Joe and staff are here bright and early at 7am on the weekends and 7:30am during the week. If you're looking for the best trails in Mount Rainier National Park, we've got you covered. As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 10,669 people, 4,420 households, and 2,793 families residing in the city. [11] A Boeing aerospace engineer named Kenneth Pinyan from Gig Harbor died after receiving anal sex from a horse. They say Enumclaw means "place of evil spirits" but on this sunny day the name didn't seem very fitting. We will have Scarpa’s Inverno Boots and Black Diamond Ice Axes, Helmets and Crampons. In 1929, a much-anticipated route to Eastern Washington was opened across the Naches Pass Highway.