Olympia, WA 98512
- 8.6 miles
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 3300 feet
- Spring to Winter
8.6 miles in length,grade is 8% to mine and 10 to 15% to Buckhornand Marmot Passes.
Small parking area, no toilets.Very limited room for vehicles with horsetrailers to turn around.
Conifer forest to mine. Remnantsof historic Tubal Cain copper and manganesemine are visible. Panoramic alpine views of Copper Creek and Dungeness drainages from Buckhorn Pass.
Hiking, horseback riding,viewing scenery and mountain climbing. Useexisting campsites when possible. Treat alldrinking water. Pack it out. Practice LEAVE NO TRACE techniques during your trip.
Motorized vehicles and mountainbikes are prohibited.
Map + Directions
Tubal Cain Trail starts 22 milessouth of Sequim on FS Road #2870. FromQuilcene, turn left onto the Louella Road acrossfrom Sequim Bay State Park. Go one mile andturn left onto Palo Alto Road. Continue on thisroad to FS Road #28, turn right on Road #2880,go past Dungeness Forks Campground and stayleft onto #2870, go eight miles to UpperDungeness Trailhead. Drive beyond trailheadanother 3 miles to the Tubal Cain Mine trail.Small parking lot on right side of road.