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Royal Creek Trail - No. 832

Contact Info
1835 Black Lk Blvd SW
Olympia, WA 98512

Phone:
360-956-2402
Basics
Length:
0.5 mile
Trailhead Elevation:
2500 feet
Season:
Spring to Winter

Description

Trail is a short 0.5 mile in the Forest before entering Olympic Park.Ascends gradual at first with some steep sectionsbefore arriving at Royal Basin in the Park

Large parking area. Vault toiletnear trailhead just before road bridge on left.

Dense forest-hike along RoyalCreek. Meadows, wildflowers, waterfalls and amountain-lake in Royal Basin.

Camping is available alongthe trail and at Royal Creek. Opportunities forday hiking, fishing, backpacking, horsebackriding, and viewing scenery. Royal Basin is inthe Olympic National Park and is surrounded onthree sides by rugged rock ridges. Water isavailable along route. Treat all water taken fromstreams before drinking. Pack out what youpack in. Please use existing campsites whenpossible and camp at least 100 feet from watersources. Practice LEAVE NO TRACEtechniques during your trip

Motorized vehicles and mountainbikes are prohibited. No open campfires allowedabove 3,500 feet inside Buckhorn Wilderness.Pets and firearms are prohibited in Park.

Details

Length:
0.5 mile
Trailhead Elevation:
2500
Season:
Spring to Winter

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

The Royal Basin Trail starts 1 mileup the Upper Dungeness Trail. Follow USHighway 101 north to Sequim Bay State park,turn left across from state park onto Louella Road.Follow Louella Road one mile to Palo Alto Roadand turn left on Palo Alto Road for 1.1 mile toForest Boundary. The Palo Alto Road becomesFS Road #28. Turn right onto FS Road #2880,drive past Dungeness Forks Campground for1 mile, stay left onto FS Road #2870 for 8.7 miles to trailhead across Dungeness Riverbridge on right side of road.


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