Top Adventures in Forks

  • Backpack the Olympic Coast

    Starting at Third Beach trailhead, hike 1.5 miles through lush forests to Third Beach. Once at Third Beach, follow the trail until you find a latter to pull yourself up the bluff. Continue to meander again through the forest before descending back...

    10 miles 1028 ft gain

  • Camp at Third Beach

    Third Beach trailhead is off of La Push road and is 4 hours outside of Seattle anyway you cut it. Two options once you're on the peninsula: Drive up from the south for awesome ocean views around Kalaloch, or drive down from the north and be blown...

    1.2 miles -300 ft gain

  • Backpack to Toleak Point

    Start off hiking down to the very popular Third Beach, starting from the Third Beach TH near La Push, WA. Once down at the beach, push on beyond the sometimes crowded beach and enter one of the most amazing places in WA.Be careful of tides (check ...

    17 miles 250 ft gain

  • Camp at Second Beach in Olympic NP

    Second Beach is recognized as one of Olympic National Park’s crown jewels, and its views and surroundings don’t disappoint. It's a great place to spend a night but it can also be done as just a day trip if you wish.To access the beach, you’ll need...

    1.4 miles

  • Backpack Along Rialto Beach

    Before you start this hike, you'll need to pick up a permit at the Wilderness Information Center in Port Angeles, WA - (360) 565-3100. The trail itself starts at Rialto Beach, which is at the end of Mora Road in La Push. There's a large parking lo...

    2 miles 0 ft gain

  • Hike to Rialto Beach

    Start at the very well kept parking lot at the end of Mora Road outside of La Push, Washington. There is no clearly marked trail to get to the sea stacks that are in all the pictures. It's about a mile hike down the beach to them. Although it is ...

    2 miles

  • Backpack to Chilean Memorial

    Backpacking on the Olympic Coast is an awesome way to spend a weekend. The scenery is rugged and wild. Many groups stop at the first camping areas available, but if you want less people and more scenery, keep going. Seals, Bald Eagles, Sea Otters,...

    4 miles 50 ft gain

  • Camp at First Beach

    La Push is an absolutely magical place to stay. Experience the tranquility and natural beauty of the rugged coastline of the mighty Pacific. It's a wonderful place to walk on the beach and take photos, especially of the offshore islands, enormous ...

  • Explore Ruby Beach

    If you’re looking for a mellow day at the beach, this is a great spot! There’s an easy path from the parking area down to the beach that’s less than 0.25 miles, so it’s not too difficult to the things you may want or need. Just north of the parkin...

  • Hike to Cape Alava

    Drive along Highway 101 to the most upper-western part of Washington's coast to find secluded beachesPlan Ahead || Research the location of your trip and check if the timing is feasible. Ozette Lake has an overnight camping quota. Apply in advance...

  • Backpack Washington's Ozette Triangle

    Start at the north end of Ozette Lake and proceed right, following signs to the mostly flat trail leading to Cape Alava. Be sure not to head left towards Sand Point, that is the trail you will use for your return trip. Once you’ve reached the coas...

    9 miles 300 ft gain

  • Hike the Aurora Ridge Trail

    The Aurora Ridge Trail is a 29.5 mile out and back hike that features a river, and is primarily used in the late spring, summer, and early fall. The trail features a river and lots of amazing views of surrounding valleys. The trail is relatively r...

    29.5 miles 9137 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Forks, Washington

      Kalaloch

      Overview Kalaloch Campground is located on the southwest coast of the Olympic Peninsula in Olympic National Park, on a high bluff adjacent to the Pacific Ocean. Although campsites are not directly ...

    • Port Angeles, Washington

      Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort

      Camping and RV sites underneath the stunning Olympic Peninsula Sky.While you’re here, be sure to hike through dense, old-growth rainforest to Sol Duc Falls or explore the famous Lover’s Lane Loop T...

      From $25/night

    • Port Angeles, Washington

      Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort Campground

      Overview Located along the Sol Duc River, Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort Campground is on the "edge of the backcountry in the heart of the Olympic National Park" with hot spring pools and access to man...

    • Port Angeles, Washington

      Lake Crescent Lodge

      Unwind and explore nature as you step back in time.Comfortable and spacious guest rooms are nestled among the giant fir and hemlock trees directly on the beautiful Lake Crescent shores. In the even...

      From $181/night

    • Port Angeles, Washington

      Log Cabin Resort

      The resort is also home to a great restaurant, should you get hungry, a general store (beer, wine, sandwiches, ice cream, candy, seasonal clothing items)., and boat rentals (paddle boats, stand up ...

      From $148/night

    • Quinault, Washington

      Lake Quinault Lodge

      A grand lakeside lodge suspended in time.At the lodge you can unwind in front of the enormous fireplace, curl up with a good book by the lake, enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner in the historic Roos...

      From $281/night

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