Jefferson Cove─A great place to go forth on the Fourth!

Quick Facts Location: Olympic Coast, Olympic National Park Land Agency: National Park Service Roundtrip: 5.0 miles Elevation Gain: minimal Green Trails Map: La Push No. 163S Note: Dogs prohibited; Check tides – can only be done in a low tide; permits required to camp. Access: From Forks travel south on US 101 for 15 miles […]

Upper Dungeness River─Take shelter from the rain under a magnificent old-growth canopy

Quick Facts Location: Buckhorn Wilderness, Olympic National Forest Land Agency: National Forest Service Roundtrip: 6.8 miles Elevation Gain: 600 feet Green Trails Map: Tyler Peak, WA-No 136 Note: NW Forest Pass required Access: From US 101 turn south onto Louella Road (directly across from Sequim Bay State Park entrance). In one mile turn left on […]

Chokwich Falls─Chockfull of solitude and surprises

Quick Facts Location: Mountain Loop Highway near Darrington Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip: 4.0 miles Elevation Gain: 300 feet Green Trails Map: Sloan Peak, WA-No. 111 Note: NW Forest Pass required Access: From Granite Falls follow the Mountain Loop Highway east for 31 miles to Barlow Pass and end of pavement. Continue for […]