Olympia, WA 98512
- 2.4 miles
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 1000 feet
- Spring to Winter
The trail gains over 2,300 feet in 2.4 miles where it junctions withthe Colonel Bob Trail No. 851. The Colonel BobTrail can then be followed to the summit ofColonel Bob in an additional 1.8 miles.
A small parking lot with vaulttoilet and a stock unloading ramp.
Beautiful temperate rain forest.Towering conifers including Stika spruce,Douglas-fir, western hemlock and western redcedar provide dense shade for this trail. Theforest floor is covered with lush rain forestplants.
The Pete’s Creek Trail No. 858 provides access into the Colonel BobWilderness and to the summit of Colonel Bob.The summit at 4,510 feet elevation offers niceviews of Quinault Lake and the Olympics.
Motorized vehicles andmountain bikes are prohibited. Stock areprohibited beyond Moonshine Flats on theColonel Bob Trail No. 851. No open campfiresallowed above 3,500 feet inside Colonel BobWilderness. Obey all Wilderness regulations.
Map + Directions
Travel US Highway 101 to FS Road#2220, approximately 8 miles south of the SouthShore Quinault Lake Road. Turn east and driveto junction with FS Road #2280. Follow #2280to junction with FS Road #2204. Turn north(left) on Road #2204 and drive approximately 7miles to Pete’s Creek Trailhead on right side