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Quinault Loop

Location T23N, R9W, Sec. 20, In Olympic National Forest, east of Lake Quinault, just off U.S. Highway 101.
State(s) Washington
Counties Grays, Harbor
Type
Length 3.90 Miles / 6.28 Km Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses Boating, Motorized
Boating, Canoeing
Boating, Kayaking
Boating, Sailing
Camping
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation
Agency USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No Parking Fee? No

 

 

Description


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.

 

Visitor Information


Seasonal Information

Date Opens: 1/1 - Date Closes: 12/31

Open 24 Hours

Directions

Not Available

 

Additional Information

Width: 30 inches.

Primary Surface: Crushed Rock

Secondary Surface: Crushed Rock
Soil, compacted

Average Grade: 5%

Elevation Low Point: 200

Elevation High Point: 450

Year Designated: 1979

Date Last Updated: 06/10/2011

 

Contact Information

Trail management:
Molly Erickson
Olympic National Forest
Pacific Ranger District
437 Tillicum Ln.
Forks , WA 98331
(360) 374-6522
merickson@fs.fed.us
http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/olympic

 

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