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Skokomish Lower South Fork Trail #873

 3 votes

Length

9.8 Miles 15.8 Kilometers


Elevation

1,010' 308 m

Ascent

-764' -233 m

Descent

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

22%

Max Grade (12°)

1,086' 331 m

High

603' 184 m

Low

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

Tom Robson

Overview

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.
Features: Birding — River/Creek — Views — Wildlife
Dogs: Leashed

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.

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Oct 4, 2017
Scott Lane
Jul 22, 2017
Vincent Smith
6mi
May 29, 2017
Paul Stephens
With Sloane and Court
Aug 30, 2016
Peter Anspach
Great hike. River views and old growth. The first section is a smoker but it's doable. 8mi

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  4.0 from 3 votes

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