|Location||T23N, R9W, Sec. 20, In Olympic National Forest, east of Lake Quinault, just off U.S. Highway 101.|
|Length||3.90 Miles / 6.28 Km||Loop Trail?||No|
|Allowed Uses||Boating, Motorized
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
|Agency||USDA Forest Service|
|Entry Fee?||No||Parking Fee?||No|
This popular loop trail provides access along the South Shore of Lake Quinault and extends into the Quinault Rain Forest (140-160 inches annual rain fall). Large conifers (Sitka Spruce, Douglas-fir, Western hemlock and Western red cedar), lush under story of vine maple, devils club and ferns are major attractions. Trail connects two campgrounds, Rain Forest Nature Trail, and the Lake Quinault Lodge Resort. One of the best trails on the Olympic Peninsula to see the temperate rain forest.
Date Opens: 1/1 - Date Closes: 12/31
Open 24 Hours
Width: 30 inches.
Primary Surface: Crushed Rock
Secondary Surface: Crushed Rock
Average Grade: 5%
Elevation Low Point: 200
Elevation High Point: 450
Year Designated: 1979
Date Last Updated: 06/10/2011
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