Although fuel may be scarce, local color is everywhere. The trail climbs to about 2,500 feet, giving visitors views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Vancouver and the San Juan Islands. The  Hiway101 Diner in Sequim, is our go to joint for milk shakes and great food anytime we’re close. A Magical, Misty Tour The region’s rugged terrain, glacier-carved waterways, coastal cliffs and valleys provide the perfect landscape for a cornucopia of waterfalls. With trails from easy to most difficult and is arranged for motorcycles, ATVs and off road vehicles. Description; Sadie Creek is a 30-mile trail and road system on the Olympic Peninsula. It is a beautiful area. Besides the big sights found at Olympic National Park (Hurricane Ridge and Hoh Rain Forest), the Peninsula offers much more for families, couples, and travelers. Relax and unplug. Baker, Mt. Difficult . Trail Length: 6.0 miles out-and-back; Elevation Gain: 800 feet; Difficulty: Moderate; Washington Winter Hiking Features: Olympic Mountain Views, Water Views to Canada; Trailhead Location: Olympic Peninsula / Northern Coast; Hurricane Ridge is located on the Olympic Peninsula, just south of the city of Port Angeles. Sell parts and vehicles. Mount Walker This is the only peak in the Olympic Mountains that faces Puget Sound and has a road that allows ATVers to get to the top. Jason Bausher. Over the years I’ve spent a little time exploring the Olympics on foot tackling trails,  summitting a few peaks and  glacading down Elenore. Overland OHV Loop Trail is a 18.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Belfair, Washington that features a lake and is rated as moderate. A drive to Obstruction Peak is the one road that puts you into the heart of the Olympic National Park. Welcome to the Olympic Discovery Trail The Olympic Peninsula is Washington State’s premier destination for non-motorized touring. Thank you again for another well written, detailed adventure and tip about fuel! All of the Olympic Peninsula is a multi-day destination. From coast to rain forests to mountains, the Olympic Peninsula offers a year-round waterfall adventure for all ages and abilities. Dunes & ORV Parks / Dunes & ORV Parks in WA / Trails & Trail Systems / Trails in WA. Traveling to the Olympic Peninsula? Any unauthorized reprint or use of this material is prohibited. Don’t try it after October 15, though. The view is tremendous from there and it ends in a big spot for camping on the edge of a wilderness area. When complete and open to the public, the Spruce Railroad Trail will become a segment along the proposed 134-mile Olympic Discovery Trail, which will span the North Olympic Peninsula from south of Port Townsend to La Push. Olympic National Park makes up the center of the Peninsula, and there really aren’t any roads through the park. Fall. In fact you’re more likely to come across a Subaru forester or VW micro-bus than built up 4×4 as you pass the countless hiking trails drawing backpackers deep into the Olympic Forest from the north and east. The Olympic Peninsula Waterfall Trail Washington’s Olympic Peninsula is home to so many waterfalls they’ve created a trail you can follow to catch them all. Trails & Trail Systems / Trails in WA. The Dungeness Spit is a birders dream. The Silver Creek basin, seen here in September from near Mount Townsend, can be accessed by the Silver Lake Way Trail. It is open for all trail purposes, so watch for bikes and horses. Grays Harbor ORV & MX Park. Olympic Wilderness Trail Guide. Clay Peak Recreation Area. Enjoy a peaceful slumber near scenic nature. Mar 21, 2012 - Explore Tyffani Murry's board "Olympic Peninsula Waterfall Trails!!! Trails & Trail Systems / Trails in WA . The park provides a little bit of something for everyone. Get our free travel planner to make the most of your visit. The trail is primarily used for ohv/off road driving. 25.9 mi 41.8 km #1 Olympic Discovery Trail Adventure Route (aka the OAT) Intermediate. Highest Point: 106.0 ft. If you don’t mind negotiating about 20 water bars on the way up, one of the best places on the eastern side is where the Forest Service road dead-ends after you reach Trap Pass. Remove Hike 2.6 miles, roundtrip. It is also hard to beat ending an off-road adventure with  a cold drink, good burger,  fries and funky 50’s style. Devils Gulch and Mission Ridge area. Discover a fairyland world of icicles and snow. Snow. Explore the expansive beaches, spectacular tide pools, towering sea stacks, and temperate rainforest of the wildest coastline in the "Lower 48". Sadie Creek Trailhead, a 30-mile trail and road system on the Olympic Peninsula. List gear or equipment for sale.. Buy and Sell Group Visit their site and checkout their great products. Evergreen Motocross Park. Our Mailing Address: Peninsula Trails Coalition P.O. The title eludes to "trails", but goes much further into depth with the people side of things. Need a day, a week or a month away and want to explore an area that few people know? © 2020 Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission. Note that dogs are not allowed on trails in Olympic National Park, so if you hike with a pup, stick to Olympic National Forest and Washington State Parks. The region’s rugged terrain, glacier-carved waterways, coastal cliffs and valleys provide the perfect landscape for a cornucopia of waterfalls. Campsites can accommodate up to a 30-foot RV, though size may vary by site. Your email address will not be published. The Coast . The Olympic Peninsula Waterfall Trail is a magical, misty tour you’ll never forget. DNR crews working in the northern Olympic Peninsula have reopened all but a small section of trail in the Foothills Off-road Vehicle (ORV) Trail System following last month’s windstorm. To create and sustain the Olympic Discovery Trail as a world-class, multi-use, non- motorized trail system connecting communities across the North Olympic Peninsula, while serving as a catalyst for recreation, community health, transportation, and economic development. Region-wide, most recreation activities in the Olympic Region tend to be associated with hunting, fishing, camping, and ORV use. Wilderness areas offer solitude and a chance to experience the rich biodiversity of the Olympic Peninsula. Olympic Discovery Trail From the charming seaside town of Port Townsend to the Pacific Ocean at La Push, the 130-mile Olympic Discovery Trail (ODT) offers a year-round route for adventurers who want to experience the North Olympic Peninsula on bike, horseback or foot. The Peninsula is gorgeous, rugged, and lush. Summer. Length 18.5 miElevation gain 1541 ftRoute type Loop ohv / off road driving Forest Lake River Wildlife Where To Ride for OHV areas, trails, and MX (motocross) Parks in Washington State ... Northern Olympic Peninsula (DNR): Foothills Trailhead. This has been on my list of places to see and hopefully by next summer. Trails in Olympic Peninsula - 34. If you're backpacking, brush up on your backpacking basics and research the rules, regulations and tidetables on the peninsula. See more ideas about waterfall trail, olympic peninsula, waterfall. There are also more than 65 miles of undesignated5trails in the region. Sign up for road alerts. Dunes & ORV Parks / Dunes & ORV Parks in WA / Tracks / Tracks in WA. Trails & Trail Systems / Trails in ID. Required fields are marked *. Rating: Average rating: 0.00 (0 votes) Narnia provides a nice option to hike a short trail through the woods while at the beach. Now I can add driving the back roads to that list. Starting in the Victorian seaport of Port Townsend, and ending on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, the ODT is filled with views of snow capped peaks, ocean vistas, fast flowing rivers and pristine lakes, Not sure if WA is as forward thinking as NV when it comes to side by sides on the back country dirt roads. Featuring anecdotal accounts from the pioneers, homesteaders, and settlers themselves, along with that of their descendants, this collection of letters and interviews were compiled between around 1930 and 1950. Join the off road adventure on Facebook and receive a free gift. The Dungeness area, on the northeast corner of the Olympic Peninsula, is the driest part of the forest. North Fork Skokomish River Trail (Staircase) to First Divide. (these are street legal in some states such as NV, because they have lights, seatbelts, and go fast enough for highways). While the northern section brings you close to many larger communities, the little towns along the rest are just as likely as not to have “out of order” signs hanging from their pumps. Trailforks ranks trails with a combination of user ratings and raw trail usage data from rides. Port Angeles, WA 18 0.2 mi 0.4 km #2 Upper Pro. There are 10 campgrounds, two designated multiple use trail systems, and two designated non-motorized trails in the region. Hikers on the Hoh River Trail | Photo Copyright: Brad Lane. In the summer months you don’t need massive tires, lockers or 4WD to explore the back-roads. The Valleys Immerse yourself in the cathedral valleys, lush rainforest, and dynamic rivers of the Olympic Wilderness. Capital State Forest Trails. One of the few and finest examples of temperate rainforest… From this Quilcene-area trail, you’ll see Hood Canal, Mt. The Olympic Peninsula is a celebration of water, including a wealth of dazzling waterfalls that awe and inspire. Christmas Valley Sand Dunes. Combine that with the Olympic Peninsula’s abundant rain and snow fall, along with a little help from gravity, and you’ve got some pretty spectacular waterworks. Copyright Last Great Road Trip, All Rights Reserved Foggy Dew Trail System. Download our trail guide and map to provide all you need to begin your waterfall quest. Feel warmth and dangle your feet in a cool pool at the base of a waterfall. See roaring rivers and thundering falls created by snowmelt and showers. Deer Park camp ground is perfect for those who hope to catch a glimpse of deer, bear or even cougar. Rainer and the Cascade Mountains. (Just Google Map ‘Trap Pass Washington’ for the route, which starts at the Duckabush River.) Easily accessed at either gate, it’s overall rating is intermediate because of the technical challenges posed by stretches of twisty single-track with sharp turns, rocks and tree routes. 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