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Best trails in Olympic National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Olympic National Forest, Washington? AllTrails has 38 great hiking trails, trail running trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 13 moderate trails in Olympic National Forest ranging from 2.1 to 21.7 miles and from 357 to 5,984 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Mount Ellinor Trail
Olympic National Forest
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Length: 6.5 mi • Est. 4 h 55 m
As of May 14, 2020, users have reported that there are temporary closures in this area. Please consult the park's website before visiting. The first half of the hike through the woods is pretty tame Show more
#2 - Lower Lena Lake Trail
Olympic National Forest
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 3 h 45 m
Nice trail in Olympic National Forest up to to Lake Lena. Moderate climb. Dogs are allowed, but be careful not to follow the trail to Upper Lake Lena, it is part of Olympic National Park and dogs arenShow more
#3 - Mount Townsend Trail
Olympic National Forest
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Length: 8.5 mi • Est. 5 h 31 m
Mount Townsend Trail is a 8.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Quilcene, Washington that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, runnShow more
#4 - Mount Walker
Olympic National Forest
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 3 h 7 m
There are two ways to get to the top of Mount Walker. You can either hike, as shown on this page, or drive to the top. This hike is short yet steep, and takes you to the North Viewpoint, then returns Show more
#5 - Mount Rose Trail
Olympic National Forest
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Length: 6.7 mi • Est. 5 h 6 m
Mount Rose Trail is a 6.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Lilliwaup, Washington that features a river and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail is primarily uShow more
#6 - Mount Ellinor via Upper Trailhead
Olympic National Forest
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 2 h 42 m
This heavily trafficked trail to Mount Elinor is considered moderate to difficult as it has a steep and steady incline the entire way up. Show more
#7 - Murhut Falls Trail
Olympic National Forest
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 50 m
NOTE: As of March 2020, the road leading to the trail head is extremely rocky and full of potholes. Show more
#8 - Lower Big Quilcene to Notch Pass Trail Junction
Olympic National Forest
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 43 m
This is an easy hike for any and all skill levels- peaceful and scenic. At the fork go to the right and there will be a sign ahead (within 1 mile from the fork) and you will turn to the left. Drive dShow more
#9 - Duckabush River Trail to Five Mile Camp
Olympic National Forest
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Length: 8.8 mi • Est. 5 h 27 m
Duckabush River Trail to Five Mile Camp is a 8.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Brinnon, Washington that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number oShow more
#10 - Tubal Cain Trail
Olympic National Forest
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Length: 18.9 mi • Est. 10 h 38 m
Tubal Cain Trail is a 18.9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Sequim, Washington that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options andShow more
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