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Skokomish Lower South Fork Trail #873

Intermediate
 4.0 (8)

A great trail for hikers looking to enjoy a semi-mellow day next to the river.


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9.8

Miles

15.8

KM

Point to Point

1,086' 331 m

High

603' 184 m

Low

1,010' 308 m

Up

764' 233 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

22%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

A valid NW Forest Pass is required at the trailhead. Day & Annual Passes are available at FS offices and vendors, but not available at trailheads.

Description

Lower Skokomish leads through old growth forest paralleling the South Fork Skokomish River. Points of interest include the old LeBar Claim, Church Creek Shelter and Harps Shelter.

This trail is gradual to moderate and travels ~10 miles to the Skokomish Upper South Fork Trail #873. Additionally, the trail receives yearly maintenance and is in good condition throughout its length.

Flora & Fauna

This trail meanders through ancient forest and parallels the South Fork Skokomish River. Points of interest include the old LeBar Claim, Church Creek Shelter and Harps Shelter. Olympic Elk (Roosevelt) can be observed throughout the river basin provided one is quiet and does not approach too closely.

Contacts

Shared By:

Tom Robson

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  4.0 from 8 votes

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#480

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#10,143

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Looking upriver. We reached this area on a small side trail.
Aug 31, 2016 near Shelton, WA

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Jul 27, 2021
Jennifer Youngman
The river bars were so enjoyable we got sidetracked from the trail at 2.5 miles.
Jun 27, 2020
Victoria Clarke
Jan 20, 2019
Will Hitchcock
Sep 29, 2018
Ken Powers
10.3mi
Sep 2, 2018
Frank Kuzminski
Jul 21, 2018
Aleksandr Kimball-Moreno
8mi
Jun 3, 2018
Andre Petzold
10mi
Oct 4, 2017
Scott Lane