Olympia, WA 98512
- 0.6 mile
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 200 feet
- Spring to Winter
The trail is a short1/2 mile loop nature trail with colored signsinterpreting the Olympic’s temperate rain forest.
The trailhead includes a largeparking lot that will accommodate largerecreation vehicles, vehicles pulling trailers andbusses. A barrier-free flush toilet, drinking waterand a visitor information board are alsoavailable.
Dense old-growth conifer forestwith lush understory of rain forest vegetation.Trail parallels Willaby Creek Gorge for a shortdistance with views of ferns, moss and lichens.
Excellent opportunity toview the Olympic’s temperate rain forest. The first 850 feet is barrier-free and accessible toindividuals in wheelchairs. A great trail for dayhiking, hiking with children, and viewingscenery and wildlife.
Motorized vehicles, mountainbikes, and stock are prohibited. NOTE: This isa very popular nature trail and all pets should beon a leash.
Map + Directions
Travel US Highway 101 to junctionwith South Shore Road, 40 miles north ofAberdeen or 66 miles south of Forks. Turn eastand drive 1.4 miles to Quinault Rain ForestTrailhead on right side of South Shore Road.