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The Best Backpacking in Montesano

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

Top backpacking spots in and near Montesano

  • Hoodsport, Washington

    Black and White Lakes Primitive Trail

    14.68 mi / 4413 ft gain
    Black and White Lakes Primitive Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Lilliwaup, Washington.
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  • Hoodsport, Washington

    Four Stream Trail

    7.16 mi / 1316 ft gain
    Four Stream Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Lilliwaup, Washington.
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  • Hoodsport, Washington

    North Fork Skokomish River Trail

    23.95 mi / 5213 ft gain
    North Fork Skokomish River Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Lilliwaup, Washington.
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  • Hoodsport, Washington

    O'Neil Pass via North Fork of Skokomish Trail

    37.76 mi / 9334 ft gain
    O'Neil Pass via North Fork of Skokomish Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Hoodsport, Washington.
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  • Hoodsport, Washington

    Wagonwheel Lake Trail

    5.19 mi / 3104 ft gain
    Wagonwheel Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Lilliwaup, Washington.
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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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  • Jefferson County, Washington

    Enchanted Valley LaCrosse Basin O'Neill Pass Loop

    52.76 mi / 11654 ft gain
    Enchanted Valley LaCrosse Basin O'Neill Pass Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Quinault, Washington.
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  • Quinault, Washington

    Backpack to Enchanted Valley Chateau

    5.0
    31.59 mi / 5052 ft gain
    This backpacking trip can easily be done in 2 days, but some people prefer to stretch it out to 3. Luckily there are several different spots to stop and camp, so you can split up the distance however you are the most comfortable. The elevation over the course of the trail is minimal, which means ...
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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

    Hike to Lena Lake

    4.5
    5 mi / 1300 ft gain
    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 the shores of Puget Sound), this trailhead has spa...
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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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