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Gems in Olympic Peninsula - 21

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gem Favorite Ruby Beach north.

Ruby Beach

(50) Forks, WA
gem Favorite Different angle of Sol Duc Falls, from the top

Sol Duc Falls

(47) Forks, WA
gem Favorite Beach Patterns. with permission from John Christopher Copyright JChristopherGalleries.com

Second Beach

(42) Forks, WA
gem Favorite Views west from Hurrican Ridge

Hurricane Ridge

(44) Port An…, WA
gem Favorite Hanging mosses in the Hoh

Hoh Rain Forest

(35) Forks, WA
gem Favorite Standing beneath Marymere Falls.

Marymere Falls

(35) Port An…, WA

Recommended Routes in Olympic Peninsula - 34

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Favorite Sol Duc Falls
Difficult

High Divide Loop

17.6 mi 28.3 km 3,739' Up 1139.63 m Up 3,748' Down 1142.37 m Down

Forks, WA
Favorite Some awesome sea stack views
Intermediate

Ozette Triangle

9.6 mi 15.4 km 578' Up 176.07 m Up 571' Down 174.04 m Down

Forks, WA
Favorite Walking into Enchanted Valley with the Chalet in view.
Intermediate/Difficult

Enchanted Valley Route

35.2 mi 56.7 km 4,414' Up 1345.51 m Up 4,414' Down 1345.47 m Down

Quinault, WA
Favorite Trail maintenance is a BIG job on the Hoh River Trail!
Intermediate

Hoh Rain Forest Out and Back

9.9 mi 15.9 km 420' Up 128.01 m Up 422' Down 128.6 m Down

Forks, WA
Favorite Rays of light make their way to Shi Shi Beach.
Intermediate

Shi Shi Beach and Point of the Arches

9.4 mi 15.2 km 530' Up 161.66 m Up 530' Down 161.65 m Down

Forks, WA
Favorite Lake of the Angels.
Difficult

Lake of the Angels (Putvin Trail)

6.5 mi 10.4 km 3,280' Up 999.75 m Up 3,279' Down 999.43 m Down

Seabeck, WA
Favorite Bridge fording Lena Creek
Intermediate/Difficult

Lena Lake

6.7 mi 10.8 km 1,365' Up 416.13 m Up 1,364' Down 415.69 m Down

Seabeck, WA
Favorite Hanging mosses in the Hoh
Easy

Hoh Rain Forest Loop

1.4 mi 2.3 km 144' Up 43.95 m Up 146' Down 44.38 m Down

Forks, WA
Favorite Sunset of my life at second beach campsite.
Intermediate/Difficult

Third Beach to Toleak Point

11.9 mi 19.2 km 1,085' Up 330.74 m Up 1,086' Down 330.91 m Down

Forks, WA

Olympic Peninsula Hiking

  • 1,423 Miles 2,291 Kilometers of Trail
  • 34 Recommended Routes
  • 21 Gems Gems
  • 71 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 140 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 64 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Olympic Peninsula - 241

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3.0 mi 4.9 km #1Mt. Storm King Trail
Difficult
Port Angeles, WA
Difficult
Port Angeles, WA 49 
0.7 mi 1.2 km #2Hall of Mosses Trail
Easy
Forks, WA
Easy
Forks, WA 48 
17.1 mi 27.6 km #3Hoh River Trail
Intermediate
Forks, WA
Intermediate
Forks, WA 39 
1.6 mi 2.6 km #4Hurricane Hill Nature Trail
Intermediate
Port Angeles, WA
Intermediate
Port Angeles, WA 30 
2.9 mi 4.6 km #5Mt. Ellinor Trail #812
Difficult
Hoodsport, WA
Difficult
Hoodsport, WA 25 
0.1 mi 0.2 km #6Ruby Beach
Easy/Intermediate
Forks, WA
Easy/Intermediate
Forks, WA 28 
5.7 mi 9.2 km #7Mt. Townsend Trail #839
Difficult
Quilcene, WA
Difficult
Quilcene, WA 14 
7.5 mi 12.1 km #8Obstruction Point-Deer Park Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Port Angeles East, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
Port Angeles East, WA 14 
3.6 mi 5.8 km #9Lake Angeles Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Port Angeles, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
Port Angeles, WA 15 
0.6 mi 1.0 km #10Cape Flattery Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Forks, WA
Easy/Intermediate
Forks, WA 12 

Photos of Olympic Peninsula - 817

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View of Lake Crescent and Pyramid Peak from Storm King Trail.
Jun 4, 2016 near Port An…, WA
Ruby Beach north.
Apr 22, 2016 near Forks, WA
With the removal of the Glines Canyon Dam, the Elwha and her native salmon can finally run free.
Jul 5, 2017 near Port An…, WA
Bailey Range from Hurricane Ridge
May 12, 2019 near Port An…, WA
Views west from Hurrican Ridge
May 16, 2019 near Port An…, WA
Walking into Enchanted Valley with the Chalet in view.
Jun 27, 2018 near Brinnon, WA
Crossing the bridge at the Shady Lane Trail in Olympic National Park
Jan 7, 2016 near Belfair, WA
Lake of the Angels.
Feb 1, 2016 near Seabeck, WA