Fletcher Canyon– Explore a rugged rift in the Quinault Ridge

  Quick Facts: Location: Colonel Bob Wilderness Land Agency: Olympic National Forest Roundtrip: 3.8 miles Elevation Gain: 1100 feet Contact: Olympic National Forest, Pacific Ranger District, Quinault Green Trails Map: Mt Christie No. 166, Access: From Hoquiam, travel north on US 101 for 38 miles turning right onto South Shore Road. Then proceed for 11.4 miles to trailhead. […]

Mildred Lakes — Brutal trail to a placid trio of backcountry lakes  

Quick Facts: Location: Mount Skokomish Wilderness Land Agency: Olympic National Forest Roundtrip: 9.0 miles Elevation Gain: 2925 feet Contact: Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District, Green Trails Map: Olympic Mountains East 168S Notes: Northwest Forest Pass or Interagency Pass required Access: From Hoodsport travel north on US 101 north for 13.7 miles turning left onto FR 25 […]

Mount Muller Loop– Stunning ridgeline hike above the Sol Duc Valley

  Quick Facts: Location: Northwest Olympic Peninsula Land Agency: Olympic National Forest Roundtrip: 12.7 miles Elevation gain: 3350 feet Contact: Olympic National Forest, Pacific Ranger District, Forks, Green Trails Map: Green Trails Lake Crescent No. 101 Notes: Northwest Forest Pass or Interagency Pass required Good to Know: dog-friendly; wildflowers, exceptional views, Access: From Port Angeles, […]

Deer Ridge–Enjoy dear views of the Gray Wolf River Valley

Quick Facts: Location: Northeast Olympic Peninsula Land Agency: Olympic National Forest and Olympic National Park Roundtrip: 10.0 miles Elevation gain: 2800 feet Contact: Hood Canal Ranger District, Olympic National Forest; and Olympic National Park  Green Trails Map: Olympics East no. 168S Notes: Dogs are prohibited on trail in the national park Good to Know: dog-friendly […]