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Deadfall Trail is a 4.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Sequim, Washington that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from April until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 4.6 mi Elevation gain 2,030 ft Route type Out & Back

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Leah Odom
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Hiking

Had the trail to ourselves. There were some spider webs across the trail the first direction and animal poop on the trail as well. Also take note that the trail ends kind of abruptly.

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Ashlie Tisland
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Hiking

Be prepared for a 23% incline! Very steep but very beautiful.

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Ken G.
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HikingIcySnow

We took Deadfall trail from Little Quilcene Rd to NF160 —-small sign marked trailhead on left 250 feet up NF160 and very limited parking— but road conditions good. The trail was a steep uphill for about 1 mile definitely got you warmed up. There were then some up-and-down‘s and a long downhill to the junction of snow Creek Trail which requires a sharp left turn and goes to the top of Mount Zion. This was a beautiful uphill about as steep as the initial part of deadfall Trail. But close to the top you are rewarded with spectacular views. Both trails are well marked and deadfall had no snow or ice or any other trail problems. Not much to see on dead fall but a lovely walk. Snow creek trail to mount Zion was a terrific trail very steeply uphill with patches of snow and ice that were easily crossed using shoe spikes and hiking pole. Taking the Snow Creek Trail to Mount Zion adds a lot more up hill and tops out at about 4300 feet. On the entire 8 mile round-trip we only met one other couple with their dog so social distancing was no problem. If you want to avoid the steep uphill of Deadfall trail you can take a shortcut to the Snow Creek trail off National Forrest Road 2851 which is the less than a mile to the snow creek trail

Taylor Wasserstrom
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Hiking

There is limited parking since there isn't a real trailhead, just a sign. Very fast elevation gain at the beginning but levels out about half way through the hike. Was very foggy today but otherwise a nice hike.

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Kristen Dorsey
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HikingIcyMuddySnow

The first mile of this hike is all uphill but don’t give up! Keep going and it settles down into a beautiful hike. It was snowing lightly when I started but with so much tree cover, no snow touched me. A majority of the trail was covered in snow so I was happy to have my mini spikes with me because they made a huge difference. It was a challenging hike and it’s closer to 5.5 miles than 4.5. I bet it’s equally as beautiful in the spring. There were times I just stood still and heard absolutely nothing; wonderful and peaceful. I highly recommend it for a heart pumping day hike.

Jerrod Keller
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Hiking

Nice hike. Definitely challenging, the uphill can be fairly steep. Trails are well defined. Found some small waterfalls and small creeks here and there.

Alex Lawicki
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Hiking

came in from the deadfall side. ended up doing the snow Creek do to missing the sign for mount Zion. doubled back and fourth d the trail. view was worth the extra milage

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Brandon Dewey
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First to Review

Trail is only 1.6 miles each direction for a total of 3.2 miles. It is a steep 23% grade and ends at a trail leading up to the top of Mount Zion (4.1 miles, or 8.2 round trip if you elect to go up there). That trail will be behind you and to the left, so the sign is easy to miss if you don't look behind you at the right time. If you continue straight, you will actually be on the Snow Creek trail, which will feature some small waterfalls. Neither Deadfall nor Snow Creek feature any views or notable formations and are probably only worth the hike if you intend to summit Mt. Zion.

Lynn Batson
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Bob S.
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Ryan Rodman
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fran cove
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Astrid Fulton
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Jim Absher
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Harumi Guiberson
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P M.
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Dale Watson
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Kevin Degroft
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Ivan Carlson
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Ivan Carlson
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Jack C.
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