Lilliwaup, Washington

Top Spots in and near Lilliwaup

  • Hoodsport, Washington

    Upper Big Creek Loop Trail

    4.76 mi / 1142 ft gain
    Upper Big Creek Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Lilliwaup, Washington.
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  • Hoodsport, Washington

    Climb Mt. Washington

    3.5
    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 the parking area. The trail through the lower slope...
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  • Hoodsport, Washington

    Snowshoe Mt. Ellinor's Winter Route

    5 mi / 4500 ft gain
    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 a sign marking the start of the winter route. You ...
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  • Hoodsport, Washington

    Summit Mount Ellinor

    4.8
    3.08 mi / 2467 ft gain
    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 Seattleites, as it’s the Olympics’ southernmost p...
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  • Lilliwaup, Washington

    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 Jorsted Creek, and the dynamic boat dives to the nor...
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  • Mason County, Washington

    Lena Lake

    4.5
    6.24 mi / 1644 ft gain
    The trail climbs gently up and is accessible almost every season, weather permitting. Snowshoes 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 the shores of Puget Sound), this trailhead has sp...
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  • Mason County, Washington

    Upper Lena Lake

    5.0
    12.61 mi / 4239 ft gain
    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. Bretherton towering above. The first part of the t...
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  • Mason County, Washington

    Climb the Brothers (South Climb)

    4.5
    17 mi / 6062 ft gain
    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, and mental fortitude. From the parking lot, you ...
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  • Mason County, Washington

    Hike to Lake of the Angels

    5.0
    6.75 mi / 3599 ft gain
    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 thick forest with gorgeous views in the clearings, s...
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  • Mason County, Washington

    High Steel Bridge

    4.5
    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 will take you through a beautiful area of farml...
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  • Hoodsport, Washington

    Staircase Rapids Loop

    5.0
    2.1 mi / 410 ft gain
    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. 
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  • Seabeck, Washington

    Guillemont Cove Stump House and Beach House

    4.5
    3.54 mi / 709 ft gain
    Have you ever been inside a stump house? This is your chance! Just outside of Seabeck, Washington lies a hobbit stump house tucked into a mossy forest on the shores of Guillemont Cove. Drive to Seabeck, turn right onto Miami Beach Road, bear left onto Stavis Bay road and continue for 4.5 miles...
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  • Bremerton, Washington

    Hike the Gold Creek Trail at Green Mountain

    4.0
    5 mi / 1000 ft gain
    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 option for the family.  The trail begins at the e...
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  • National Forest Development Road 2530, Washington

    Hike to Murhut Falls

    1.37 mi / 371 ft gain
    The trailhead to Murhut Falls is located about 7.5 miles off US-101 S but the last couple of miles are on NF-2530 which can be potholed and rutted. I made it up the road in my 2WD sedan but it took quite some time to dodge all of the potholes. This hike is nice and quick! It starts with a small ...
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  • Montesano, Washington

    Hike to Wynoochee Falls

    0.4 mi / 100 ft gain
    Located along FR-2270 (Google Maps calls it FR-2312) in Olympic National Forest, the trailhead is marked by a pullout and a pair of signposts but no sign. This area was formerly the Wynoochee Falls Campground. The trailhead is at the North end of the parking lot. This easy hike involves navigatin...
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  • Brinnon, Washington

    Rocky Brook Falls

    4.8
    0.25 mi / 141 ft gain
    To find the falls, head north up Hwy. 101 past Brinnon, Washington and hang a left at Dosewallips Rd. Keep an eye on the mile markers. Right after mile three and crossing a small bridge, there's a parking area on the left side enough for about 6 cars.  The hike to Rocky Brook Falls is a short on...
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Camping and Lodging in Lilliwaup

Hamma Hamma Cabin
Lilliwaup, Washington

Hamma Hamma Cabin

Coho Campground
Montesano, Washington

Coho Campground

Falls Creek Campground
Quinault, Washington

Falls Creek Campground

Lake Quinault Lodge
Quinault, Washington

Lake Quinault Lodge

From $281 / night

Guides, Insights and Stories from Lilliwaup

Take A Five Minute Break To Explore Olympic National Park

Take A Five Minute Break To Explore Olympic National Park

The Outbound Collective

Do Climbing and Surfing Belong in the Olympics?

Do Climbing and Surfing Belong in the Olympics?

The Outbound Collective

7 Photos from Fly Fishing the Olympic Peninsula

7 Photos from Fly Fishing the Olympic Peninsula

Marc Fryt

Hunger Games on the Trail to Olympic NP's Upper Royal Basin

Hunger Games on the Trail to Olympic NP's Upper Royal Basin

Simanta Mahanta

10 Photos to Inspire You to Explore Olympic National Park

10 Photos to Inspire You to Explore Olympic National Park

Nate Luebbe