Olympia, WA 98512
- 6.3 miles
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 1500 feet
- Spring to Winter
Trail is 6.3 miles inlength with grades mostly 10-15% and somegradients of 20%.
Small parking area. No toilet.
Conifer forest above DungenessRiver. Mossy rock outcrops and steep sideslopes are found in the Three O’Clock Ridgearea, also some valley and mountain views.
Hiking, backpacking,horseback riding, mountain biking, and motorbiking are some of the recreational experiencesenjoyed in this area. Please use existingcampsites when possible and camp at least 100feet from water sources. Treat all water takenfrom streams before drinking. Pack out whatyou pack in.
Practice LEAVE NO TRACE techniques duringyour trip.
None. Users, other than hikers,are asked to avoid using the lower sectionsduring wet weather due to soil types that cansustain a lot of damage.
Map + Directions
Lower Dungeness Trail #833.3 startsapproximately 12 miles south of Sequim on FSRoad #2860. Turn left off of US Highway 101onto the Louella Road across from Sequim BayState Park. Go one mile, turn left onto Palo Altoand follow to Forest boundary, road becomes FSRoad #28. Follow Road #28 to Road #2880, turnright onto FS #2880, go past Dungeness ForksCampground one mile and stay left on FS Road#2870, drive 2 miles and turn left on #2870-230. Drive to end of road. Trailhead is on the right