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