ElevationAscent: 2,963' 903 m
Descent: -3,005' -916 m
High: 3,670' 1,119 m
Low: 1,060' 323 m
GradeAvg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 29% (16°)
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“Enjoy panoramic views of the Sol Duc Valley and Lake Crescent along this wilderness experience.”— Tom Robson
Be mindful - the flower meadows are very fragile. Please stay on the trail. Tether stock in designated areas only or in the trees below the meadows. Practice LEAVE NO TRACE techniques during your trip.
Be sure to stop and take a breather at Panorama Point - the views to the south, especially of Lake Crescent and Mt. Olympus, are unrivaled.
From Mosley Gap the trail descends to the valley floor through boulder formations and overhanging moss. Along the way you bypass the Spruce Railroad Trail, which takes you to the northern shores of Lake Crescent. The loop trail finally returns to the trailhead through beautiful stands of maple, Douglas-fir and western hemlock.