The Best Hiking in Port Angeles

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

Top hiking spots in and near Port Angeles

  • Port Angeles, Washington

    Peabody Creek Trail

    5.1 mi / 948 ft gain
    Peabody Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Port Angeles, Washington.
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  • Port Angeles, Washington

    Olympic National Park Foothills Trail

    6.23 mi / 1772 ft gain
    Olympic National Park Foothills Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Port Angeles, Washington.
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  • Port Angeles, Washington

    Backpack to Lake Angeles

    5.0
    7.12 mi / 2503 ft gain
    Lake Angeles is, rightfully, a popular day hike and overnight backpacking option, as its one of the larger, more accessible lakes in Olympic National Park. It can be done either as a moderate day hike with a refreshing swim and picnic lunch or a relaxing overnight with gorgeous views and reliable...
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  • Port Angeles, Washington

    Hike the Heart O' the Forest Trail

    5.0
    4.52 mi / 840 ft gain
    This hike is a short, 4.0 mile round trip, half-day or less hike, located just past the Hurricane Ridge entrance into Olympic National Park. Being relatively level and the trail head just off loop E of the Heart O' the Hills Campground, the Heart O' the Forest hike offers those looking for a tast...
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  • Port Angeles, Washington

    Olympic Hot Springs

    3.7
    21.52 mi / 3556 ft gain
    A local favorite, this moderate day hike winds its way uphill from the Appleton Pass trailhead through old growth stands of fir, hemlock and cedar for 2.2 miles to a cluster of hot springs interspersed among the trees. Note: This route is now closed due to a washed out road. The current route is ...
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  • Port Angeles, Washington

    Klahhane Ridge (Switchback Route)

    4.0
    5 mi / 1700 ft gain
    Hiking to Klahhane Ridge is a rewarding experience that provides you with sweeping views of the Olympic Mountains. Further access to overnight opportunities is possible if you venture beyond the summit trail. Here’s the scoop: Get an early start. There is a decent amount of parking available at ...
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  • Port Angeles, Washington

    Olympic National Park Switchback Trail

    3.06 mi / 1473 ft gain
    Olympic National Park Switchback Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Port Angeles, Washington.
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  • Port Angeles, Washington

    West Elwha River Trail

    6.11 mi / 1198 ft gain
    West Elwha River Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Port Angeles, Washington.
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  • Port Angeles, Washington

    Hike the Little River Trail

    15.79 mi / 4626 ft gain
    Some old cabins and houses remain along the trail. The trail begins in DNR land and enters Olympic National Park after about 1.1 miles. The trail ascends next to a river, and winds through large rock faces. The trail features a waterfall, and is shared by hikers, horseback riders, and those wishi...
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  • Port Angeles, Washington

    Hurricane Hill via Hurricane Ridge

    3.13 mi / 689 ft gain
    Hurricane Hill via Hurricane Ridge Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Port Angeles, Washington.
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  • Port Angeles, Washington

    Hurricane Hill

    5.0
    11.5 mi / 5072 ft gain
    To get to this hike you drive up to Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park. The drive up to Hurricane Ridge is on a winding road with amazing views of the mountains. Once you reach the visitors center at Hurricane Ridge you can fill up water bottles or use the restroom. The trailhead for Hurric...
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  • Port Angeles, Washington

    Hurricane Hill Nature Trail to Little River Trail

    15.85 mi / 4603 ft gain
    Hurricane Hill Nature Trail to Little River Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Port Angeles, Washington.
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  • Port Angeles, Washington

    Hurricane Ridge to Heart of the Hills via Heather Park Trail

    9.36 mi / 1503 ft gain
    Hurricane Ridge to Heart of the Hills via Heather Park Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Port Angeles, Washington.
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  • Port Angeles, Washington

    Klahhane Ridge Trail

    13.2 mi / 4016 ft gain
    The winding roads and drop-off cliffs provide an outstanding journey to the trailheads on a clear day. If you have to bear through the fog, your reward at the top is worth every second of what you missed. The first image above is your view from the Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center, so even if you a...
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  • Port Angeles, Washington

    Hike to Sunrise Ridge

    5.43 mi / 1627 ft gain
    The trail crosses through fir trees and alpine meadows. Views to the north include the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Vancouver Island, and Mount Baker. Hikers will enjoy wildflowers, and a little dose of the freshest air you will ever breathe. The hike begins on the High Ridge Nature Trail, and connec...
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  • Port Angeles, Washington

    Sunrise View Point via High Ridge Nature Trail

    0.86 mi / 157 ft gain
    Sunrise View Point via High Ridge Nature Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Port Angeles, Washington.
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