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If you only have time for a short backpacking trip and need something relatively easy, as far as elevation gain is concerned, the 14-mile trek out to the Enchanted Valley is a favorite for backpackers of all ages and abilities. Tucked away in the rain-soaked southwestern corner of Olympic National Park, this rainforest provides amazing views, well-marked trails and world class experiences, all on relatively flat trails by Olympic standards. With bear, elk, salmon, eagles, deer, coyotes and other assorted wildlife, hiking here should be added to anyone’s hiking bucket list.

All-Day Hike: To access Enchanted Valley, come prepared for a 14 mile hike in along the East Fork Quinault Trail.

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Doug Scott

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