Top Adventures in Hoodsport

  • Swim at Lake Cushman

    Lake Cushman is the spot during summer - it gets super hot and the lake water almost turns lukewarm. It comes with a price, however, because everyone wants to be there so it gets pretty crowded! The lake spans 4,000 acres and has 23 miles of shore...

  • Explore High Steel Bridge

    Located about 20 minutes outside of Shelton, Washington on US Forest Service Road NF-2340.  To get there, head North on Highway 101 and exit onto W Skokomish Valley Rd. about 12 miles (or 20 minutes) after passing Shelton.  W Skokomish Valley Road...

  • Snowshoe Mt. Ellinor's Winter Route

    You can stat this adventure at one of two trailheads. I suggest using the lower of the two. The start of the trail ascends through a forest of old growth pines with periodic views of Mt Washington. Eventually, at a fork in the trail, you will see ...

    5 miles 4500 ft gain

  • Climb Mt. Washington

    Follow the driving directions, pass the upper Mt Eleanor parking area and continue until the road dead-ends due to a landslide. Try to leave room for cars to turn around when you park.Follow the trail which starts just near the lake boulder near t...

  • Summit Mount Ellinor

    Hikers who reach the summit of Mount Ellinor are treated to a rarer view of Olympic National Park, one that is notably more immersive, rugged and dynamic than the common vista from Hurricane Ridge. Ellinor’s profile is, no doubt, familiar to most...

    3.2 miles 2400 ft gain

  • Hike the Staircase Rapids Loop

    This trail is great for nature trips and for birding. A national park pass or an entry fee of $25 per car (or $10 fee to walk in) is required for entry into Olympic National Park. Watch out for mud on the trail after rain. 

    2.1 miles 272 ft gain

  • Scuba Dive at Mike's Beach Resort

    Located in Washington State on the west shore of the Hood Canal, Mike's Beach Resort is a unique family run establishment offering waterfront cabins and rooms. Perfectly placed between the popular shore dives to the south like Octopus Hole, and Jo...

  • Hike to Lake of the Angels

    The trail up to Lake of the Angels, known as the Putvin Trail, starts out pretty mellow with a gradual uphill climb. Your first marker will be an old roadbed at around 1.4 miles, but you'll need to cross two ravines before making it there. It's th...

    8 miles 3400 ft gain

  • Backpack to Upper Lena Lake

    The hike to Upper Lena Lake is a beautiful one. It first takes you past Lena Lake, which is a very popular weekend destination for families. Luckily you're pushing on to Upper Lena Lake that sits in a peaceful alpine meadow with Mt. Lena and Mt. B...

    14 miles 3900 ft gain

  • Hike to Lena Lake

    The trail climbs gently up and is accessible almost every season, weather permitting. Snow shoes may be needed December-February, so make sure and check with the Hoodsport Ranger Station.Just 45 minutes north of Hoodsport (a darling small town on ...

    5 miles 1300 ft gain

  • Climb the Brothers (South Climb)

    The Brothers is a notable peak on the border of Olympic National Park. The dual summits are a distinguishing feature of the Olympic Range, viewed from Seattle. This is a challenging route, testing a climber's route finding skills, physical fitness...

    17 miles 6062 ft gain

  • Hike the Gold Creek Trail at Green Mountain

    The Gold Creek Trail is one of several trails in the Green Mountain region. Although the trail is intertwined with others, it is almost impossible to start down the wrong path. The trail is well-marked and well-maintained, making this an excellent...

    5 miles 1000 ft gain

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      Hamma Hamma Cabin

      Overview The Hamma Hamma Cabin is a historic cabin that offers guests a tranquil setting to relax and recreate. Formerly a guard station, the cabin was built from 1936-1937 by the Civilian Conserva...

    • Brinnon, Washington

      Interrorem Cabin

      Overview Interrorem Cabin is located beneath magnificent stands of Big Leaf Maple trees, offering guests an ideal location for relaxation and recreation. The cabin was built in 1907 as the first ad...

      From $50/night

    • Montesano, Washington

      Coho Campground

      Overview Coho Campground is situated on the west shore of Wynoochee Lake, part of the emerald paradise that is Olympic National Forest. Evergreen conifers and hardwoods provide a beautiful wooded s...

    • Gig Harbor, Washington

      Betty’s Beach House W/ Spacious Waterfront Deck

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      From $143/night

    • Quinault, Washington

      Falls Creek Campground

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    • Bainbridge Island, Washington

      Pet Friendly Bayside Retreat With Patio & Grill

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