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Skokomish Upper South Fork Trail #873

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Length

5.1 Miles 8.1 Kilometers


Elevation

1,921' 586 m

Ascent

-102' -31 m

Descent

8%

Avg Grade (4°)

36%

Max Grade (20°)

2,990' 911 m

High

1,171' 357 m

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Meander through ancient forest as you commingle with streams, rivers and history.

Tom Robson

Overview

The trail receives yearly maintenance only up to the Park boundary. It's in a primitive condition within the Park. Backcountry skills, a map, compass, & altimeter are highly recommended for traveling beyond the Park boundary.
Fording the river can be difficult to impossible depending on flow of the river.
Mountain bikes, pets and firearms are prohibited in the Park. This trail is closed to horses at the Park boundary.
An Olympic National Park permit is necessary past the Park boundary.
Features: Birding — River/Creek — Views — Wildlife [Add/Remove]
Dogs: Leashed

Description [Suggest Changes]

This trail wanders through old-growth forest and crosses the South Fork Skokomish River and other streams multiple times before reaching an old avalanche chute at around 1.8 miles. The trail then begins to climb up the canyon above the Skokomish River Valley. Upper Skokomish starts out quite gradually, but becomes much steeper near the end.

This trail receives yearly maintenance and is in good condition to the Park boundary. Campsites are available along the trail corridor - a flat area near Snowfield Creek makes an excellent campsite.

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Sep 5, 2017
Kyle Veldhuizen
Came from lake Sundown. 7.3mi — 7h 00m

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