Olympia, WA 98512
- 0.3 miles
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 750 feet
- Spring to Winter
This short 0.3 mileloop trail provides barrier-free access and hascolorful signs that interprets how the earlypioneers work and lived off the land in thisserene landscape along the Sol Duc River.
Small parking lot at trailhead.Additional parking is available at the adjacentOverflow section. Toilets and water are availablein the campground.
The trail provides access to abeautiful stand of hemlock, Sitka spruce,Douglas-fir and bigleaf and vine maples. Thelush understory of rain forest vegetation includesa variety of ferns, wood sorrel and mosses.There is an overlook of the river where a shortsection of trail parallels the Sol Duc River.
Short day hike withinterpretative signs. Great trail for hiking withchildren and barrier-free access. All pets shouldbe on a leash as this is a very popular nature trailinside a campground. Park at the trailheadbecause a camping fee is required to be parked inone of the nearby camp units.
Motorized vehicles, bicycles,mountain bikes and stock are prohibited.
Map + Directions
Travel US Highway 101 to milepost212, and turn north into Klahowya Campground,20 miles east of Forks and 33 miles west of PortAngeles. Trailhead is located between sites 45and 46. Follow the one-way campground road tothe left. Watch for large trailhead sign.