The Best Hiking in Neah Bay

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

Top hiking spots in and near Neah Bay

  • Neah Bay, Washington

    Explore Cape Flattery and Hobuck Beach

    Cape Flattery, the most northwesterly point of the lower contiguous 48 states is accessed via an easy trail which includes many board walks and sets of stairs. Maintained by the Makah Tribe of Indains, the trail provides spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, Tatoosh Island, nearby rocky cliffs...
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  • Neah Bay, Washington

    Hike to Cape Flattery

    4.6
    1.5 mi / 200 ft gain
    Did you know that Cape Flattery is the northwesternmost point in the continental United States? This is the place where the Straight of Juan de Fuca collides with the Pacific, creating strong currents and loud crashing waves.This short and accessible hike leads you through a forest to an unforge...
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  • Neah Bay, Washington

    Hike to Shi Shi Beach - Point of the Arches

    5.0
    8 mi / 200 ft gain
    Shi Shi offers an incredible reward for those who feel like venturing out a bit further and reaching a less accessible beach on the Olympic Coast, just be sure to time your hike with the low tide! The trail starts off near the fish hatchery on the Makah Indian Reservation. To get there from Port ...
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  • Neah Bay, Washington

    Backpack and Camp at Shi Shi Beach

    5.0
    4 mi / 200 ft gain
    Introduction:My friends and I decided to head out to the Pacific Northwest (PNW) from Philadelphia to do some backpacking and beach camping.  We choose Shi Shi Beach for it's terrific beach camping and extraordinary photography potential.  Here is a rundown of the out and back, 2-night backpackin...
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  • Port Renfrew, British Columbia

    Explore Botanical Beach

    5.0
    1 mi
    This is a gorgeous beach with so much going on. It's a quick walk from the parking lot (about .8 miles), or you can do the entire Botanical Beach Loop which is 3.5km. Go at low tide for amazing tidal pools and exploring caves if the tide is at its lowest. You can beach hop and climb up to some...
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  • Clallam Bay, Washington

    Sand Point Trail

    6.03 mi / 322 ft gain
    Sand Point Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Clallam Bay, Washington.
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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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  • 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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  • Port Renfrew, British Columbia

    Hiking the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail

    5.0
    29.2 mi
    This is no walk on the beach. There are many ascents and descents that range from not so steep to hold on for your life as the mud cliff crumbles steep. You might think 200m of elevation gain isn't much, but it is a constant ascend and descend trail in the moderate-difficult sections.A high level...
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  • Port Renfrew, British Columbia

    Hike the Botanical Beach and Botany Bay Loop

    2.2 mi
    The loop trail is a short 3.5km trail that is well maintained and open year round. There's negligible elevation gain and aside from the odd slippery section the trail is easily accessible for all ages and skill levels. It is definitely busy in the Spring and Summer months but is manageable in the...
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  • Port Renfrew, British Columbia

    Backpack the West Coast Trail, Pacific Rim NP

    46.6 mi / 360.9 ft gain
    In the summer of 2016, myself and three others decided to hike the West Coast Trail (WCT) on a bit of a whim! We naively, and courageously, choose the WCT as our first major backpacking hiking trip - we thought it would be best to throw ourselves into a hike that has earned a reputation for being...
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  • Port Renfrew, British Columbia

    Camp and Surf at Sombrio Beach

    5.0
    1 mi
    Heading west from Victoria, take the TransCanada Highway to Hwy 14. Continue past Sooke towards Port Renfrew. Look for the sign that reads Sombrio Beach Trailhead (approximately 45 minutes past Sooke) and take the left. Note that this dirt road can be incredibly rugged (aka full of potholes) and ...
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  • Port Renfrew, British Columbia

    Hiking through the Avatar Grove

    To get to the Avatar Grove, drive to Port Renfrew along West Coast highway 14. Turn right onto Deering Rd and cross the long bridge over the San Juan River. Stay right at the next Y intersection, and then left at the T intersection. At the next Y keep left and cross a tall bridge over the crys...
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  • Honeymoon Bay, British Columbia

    Hike Castle Grove of the Upper Walbran River Valley

    3.2 mi
    The opportunity to travel deep into a region where ancient forests still stand, telling their story of centuries past, can't be overlooked. One of the last remaining areas of such beauty and rarity still exists deep in the heart of the southern interior on Vancouver Island. This spot is known as ...
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  • Port Renfrew, British Columbia

    Hike to the Red Creek Fir

    I’m blessed with a husband who is crazy enough to agree to my endless adventures! When I suggested we go find the tallest Douglas Fir Tree in the world, and we happened to be in the area, my husband again said, “why not!”For anyone who just has to see it for themselves, here’s some directions:Fo...
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  • Port Renfrew, British Columbia

    Hike to Mystic Beach

    5.0
    Head west from Victoria along Highway 14 past Sooke and Jordan River until you see the Juan De Fuca Marine Trail - China Creek trailhead about 5km past Jordan River on the West Coast Road. Ample signage, parking, and outhouses are available here.The trail taking you to Mystic Beach is just one s...
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