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Best trails in Olympic National Park

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Looking for a great trail in Olympic National Park, Washington? AllTrails has 175 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking 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. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 89 hard trails in Olympic National Park ranging from 1.5 to 98.9 miles and from 3 to 6,968 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description
Situated on the Olympic Peninsula, Olympic National Park has a diverse landscape ranging from rugged Pacific shoreline with tide pools to temperate rainforests as the land expands to Mount Olympus. The glaciated Olympic Mountains overlook the Hoh Rain Forest and Quinault Rain Forest, the wettest area of the continental United States. The park is open 24 hours a day all year round, though please be aware of seasonal and weather closures in certain areas of the park. The best time to visit is June through September as most areas will be open to enjoy. Fees: Private Vehicle ($30, valid for seven days) Motorcycle ($25, valid for seven days) Individual/Bicycle ($15, valid for seven days) Olympic Annual Pass ($55 valid for one year from month of purchase)
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Map of trails in Olympic National Park
Park information
Acreage
922650 acres
Top trails (175)
#1 - Hurricane Hill via Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m
Note: As of August 2019, Hurricane Ridge will be under construction and only be open on specific dates. Please check with the park page for information/updates. Please note: The road to the trailheadShow more
#2 - Mount Storm King
Olympic National Park
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 36 m
Switchbacks for the 3 miles up. Great leg burn. Once you reach the top, you can grab magnificent pictures of the views of the mountains and Lake Crescent. Keep going to the ropes (past maintained traiShow more
#3 - Marymere Falls Trail
Olympic National Park
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 53 m
Amazing easy hike. Seeing the PNW on this trail will give you everything you need. Lush greenery and beautiful waterways. The actual waterfall is breathtaking. A lot of gusts and water droplets everywShow more
#4 - Sol Duc Falls Nature Trail
Olympic National Park
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 49 m
NOTE: As of February 2020, the road leading to the trailhead is closed due to flooding. Nice flat and short hike through old growth forest to beautiful three prong waterfall that captures rainbows inShow more
#5 - Hoh Rain Forest Hall of Moss
Olympic National Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 30 m
Busy trail through lush Washington rainforest that's perfect for the whole family. Truly amazing flora with the huge old trees, mosses, lichens and ferns. An enchanting place.Show more
#6 - High Divide - Seven Lakes Basin Loop
Olympic National Park
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Length: 19 mi • Est. 11 h 14 m
Most people choose to do this hike counterclockwise, but it can be done either way. Olympic National Park provides a limited number of permits for overnight campers. Reservations for trips between MShow more
#7 - Hoh River Trail
Olympic National Park
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Length: 32.8 mi • Est. Multi-day
The Hoh River Trail is located in the Pacific Northwest's Olympic National Park and leads to the Mount Olympus Blue Glacier. The Olympic Peninsula is the wettest region in the lower 48 states and the Show more
#8 - Staircase Rapids Loop
Olympic National Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 59 m
This road is also closed seasonally for snow and wet conditions. Please check with Olympic National Park for status updates. Short loop trail through forests and along a stream at the Staircase rangeShow more
#9 - Spruce Railroad Trail: Lake Crescent
Olympic National Park
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Length: 11.2 mi • Est. 4 h 48 m
Note: The 4-mile stretch of this trail along Lake Crescent (including Devil’s Punchbowl) is closed as of March 9 due to construction. Planned re-opening in fall 2020. After recent construction, this Show more
#10 - Hole-in-the-Wall Trail
Olympic National Park
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m
From Rialto Beach: 1.5 mile hike to arch and tidepools at Hole-in-the-Wall. One of the best beaches in Washington per Frommers is Rialto Beach. Just north of LaPush, Rialto Beach is at southern end oShow more
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