Olympia, WA 98512
- 8.1 miles
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 2500 feet
- Spring to Winter
8.1 miles in length,grade is 10-15% with some grades to 20%.
Large parking area and vaulttoilet. Camp Handy trail shelter is 3.4 miles and Boulder Shelter is 6.4 miles.
The trail makes its way along thepicturesque Dungeness River for the first 3.2 miles to Camp Handy and then climbs steadily toan intersection with Home Lake and MarmotPass trails. This trail also connects with the Royal Basin and Tubal Cain Mine Trails.
Hiking, fishing,backpacking, horseback riding, camping, scenicviews upper elevations. Please use existingcampsites when possible and camp at least 100 feet from water sources. Boil all water takenfrom streams before drinking. Pack out whatyou pack in. Practice LEAVE NO TRACE techniques during your trip.
Motorized vehicles and mountain bikes are prohibited. No open campfires allowed above 3,500 feet inside Buckhorn Wilderness.
Map + Directions
The Dungeness Trail #833.2 startsapproximately 21 miles south of Sequim onForest Service Road #2870. Follow Highway 101to Sequim Bay State Park, turn left across fromthe state park onto Louella Road. FollowLouella Road one mile to Palo Alto Road andtake a left on Palo Alto Road for 1.1 mile to theForest Boundary. The Palo Alto becomes FSRoad #28. Turn right onto FS Road #2880, drivepast Dungeness Forks Campground for 1 mile,then stay left onto FS Road #2870 for 8.7 milesto trailhead across Dungeness River bridge.