Top Adventures in Quilcene

  • Hike Falls View Canyon

    This hike is located immediately off of Highway 101 in the Falls View Campground. If the campground is closed you can park right outside of the gate (but don't block it) and hike in. Inside the gate you will see 3 paths in front of you, take a lef...

    1.5 miles 300 ft gain

  • Hike to Mt. Walker North & South Viewpoints

    Directions: From the Quilcene Ranger Station drive 4.6 miles south on US 101. Watch for the signs for Mount Walker View Point. Turn left onto Mount Walker Road. The trail head is about a quarter mile up the road with pull over parking on the left ...

    4 miles 2000 ft gain

  • Backpack Marmot Pass

    This trail has a nice, steady climb that's perfect for beginner or intermediate backpackers. The first 2.5 miles follow a forest trail along the Big Quilcene River. For the next 3 miles, the trail flows in and out of shaded trees, over a small tal...

    11.5 miles 3500 ft gain

  • Hike to Buckhorn Mountain

    The climb to Buckhorn Mountain above Marmot Pass is a must see for every PNW adventurer with the endurance to tackle nearly 14 miles and 4,400 feet of gain.  Listen to the rushing waters of the Big Quilcene River as the trail gently traverses up 5...

    14 miles 4400 ft gain

  • Backpack to Marmot and Constance Passes

    The secret to this trip: Marmot Pass and Boulder Shelter, where you can camp on National Forest Service land. Multiple excellent, large backpacking sites sit just on the edge of the National Park, giving you great access to Mt. Constance and Mt. D...

    24 miles 5200 ft gain

  • Hike Mount Townsend

    There are four trailheads that guide you to the top of Mount Townsend, but the most popular choice is to begin at the Upper Trailhead Trail #839 (snow permitting). The trail gradually climbs while traversing through forested area. While walking th...

    8 miles 3010 ft gain

  • Short Hike to Rocky Brook Falls

    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 c...

    0.25 miles

  • Camp at the Dose Forks

    The Dose Forks Campground is an overlooked campsite deep within the Olympic National Park, making it a perfect weekend camping destination. A mild, 7.5 mile (one-way) trail delivers you to this enchanting area and is a must for those who love phot...

    15 miles 1200 ft gain

  • Hike the Little Quilcene Trail

    Little Quilcene Trail is a 16.1 mile out and back trail close to Sequim, Washington. The trail is an alternate route to the Mt. Townsend summit. There is very little water access along the trail, so make sure to bring extra. The best place to refi...

    16.1 miles 5429 ft gain

  • Hike to Murhut Falls

    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. Thi...

    1.6 miles 250 ft gain

  • Hike to Royal Basin

    If you're looking for a long day hike or multi-night backpacking trip in the Olympics, add Royal Lake and Royal Basin to your adventure list!  The first mile of trail along the Dungeness River gains a gentle 300 feet.  When you reach the bridge, d...

    16 miles 3200 ft gain

  • Hike to Guillemont Cove Stump House

    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 le...

    2.5 miles

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