Dodger Point via Long Ridge Trail

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Dodger Point via Long Ridge Trail is a 33.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Port Angeles, Washington that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October.

DISTANCE
33.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
11,010 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

Directions from Port Angeles: Follow Highway 101 westward approximately 8 miles to Elwha River Road, a.k.a. Olympic Hot Springs Road. Turn left and follow the river road southward into Olympic National Park. Three miles from Highway 101 you'll reach the Elwha Campground, continue past this facility to the Elwha Ranger Station. (Here you can obtain trail conditions and camping permits.) Beyond the ranger station the Whiskey Bend Road veers left at a fork. Follow this road 4.5 miles to its end and the trailhead for Elwha River Trail and several other routes.

hiking
Saturday, April 27, 2013

This is one of those quiet gems. I really enjoyed this trail. It grants you access to Ferry Basin but be warned, there are a few sketchy and dangerous sections to navigate.