The Best Camping in Forks

Looking for the best camping in Forks? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Forks. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Forks

  • La Push, Washington

    Backpack the Olympic Coast

    5.0
    10 mi / 1028 ft gain
    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 down to a little cove of Taylor Point. Make sure ...
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  • La Push, Washington

    Camp at Third Beach

    5.0
    1.2 mi / -300 ft gain
    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 away by Lake Crescent. Give yourself time too, be...
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  • La Push, Washington

    Backpack to Toleak Point

    4.8
    17 mi / 250 ft gain
    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 the charts!) and be comfortable scrambling up and ...
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  • Forks, Washington

    Third Beach to Hoh River

    15.32 mi / 2116 ft gain
    Third Beach to Hoh River Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Forks, Washington.
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  • Forks, Washington

    Camp at Second Beach in Olympic NP

    1.4 mi
    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 to make an easy 0.7-mile with minimal elevation c...
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  • Forks, Washington

    Rialto Beach Trail

    13.32 mi / 541 ft gain
    Rialto Beach Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near La Push, Washington.
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  • Forks, Washington

    Backpack Along Rialto Beach

    5.0
    2 mi / 0 ft gain
    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 lot for overnight campers so there shouldn't be any ...
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  • Forks, Washington

    Backpack to Chilean Memorial

    4 mi / 50 ft gain
    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, and other wildlife are common further up the beac...
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  • La Push, Washington

    Camp at First Beach

    5.0
    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 driftwood, and sunsets. Lots of resident seals, bi...
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  • Forks, Washington

    Olympic Coast South Trail

    15.83 mi / 2382 ft gain
    Olympic Coast South Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Forks, Washington.
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  • Clallam Bay, Washington

    Backpack Washington's Ozette Triangle

    5.0
    9 mi / 300 ft gain
    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 coast, scan the sky for the frequently seen bald eagle...
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  • Clallam Bay, Washington

    Cape Alava Trail

    6.88 mi / 502 ft gain
    Cape Alava Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Clallam Bay, Washington.
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  • Port Angeles, Washington

    Hike the Aurora Ridge Trail

    29.5 mi / 9137 ft gain
    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 rugged with plant growth. Water supply along the tr...
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  • Hoh to Quinault Trail

    97.97 mi / 23924 ft gain
    Hoh to Quinault Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Forks, Washington.
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  • Forks, Washington

    Backpack the Hoh River Trail

    5.0
    35.69 mi / 5948 ft gain
    Grab a permit on your way in at the Wilderness Information Center (WIC) in Port Angeles or at the Quinault USFS/NFS Recreation Information center before parking at the Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and use the wash station and rest room before you head out on the trail.  The first five miles of...
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  • Forks, Washington

    Climb Mount Olympus, Olympic NP

    45 mi / 8000 ft gain
    Getting to the summit is no easy task.  The approach is long, you must cross a glacier, and once you are to the summit block the easiest way up is on loose 4th class rock, however a short pitch of 5.4 rock is recommended instead. Getting there On your way to the trail-head you will need to stop a...
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