Olympia, WA 98512
- 1.8 miles
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 2950 feet
- Spring to Winter
1.8 miles in length.Grade is 15-20%. Elevation gain is 1,323 feet.
Trailhead parking area and vaulttoilet.
Conifer forest, wildflowers, scenicpanoramic views of Strait of Juan de Fuca,Cascades and the Olympic Mountains.
Hiking, horseback riding,backpacking, viewing wildflowers and scenery.This is a short hike to the summit of Mt. ZionThe trail ascends through remnants of long-agofires, second growth fir and cedar, spring bloomingrhododendrons, Oregon grape, salal and leafy ferns.Views from the top offer views of Puget Sound, Mt. Baker, Mt. Rainier and the Cascades.Water is scarce. Boil all water before using.Please pack out what you pack in.
Practice LEAVE NO TRACE techniques duringyour trip.
Map + Directions
Mt. Zion Trail #836 starts 13 milesnorthwest of Quilcene on Forest Service Road#2810. Take the Lords Lake Road 1.5 milesnorth of Quilcene on U.S. Highway 101. FollowLords Lake Road to the lake and turn left ontoFS Road #28. Continue on FS Road #28 toBon Jon Pass. Stay on right at Bon Jon Pass,drive approximately two miles to trailhead