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The Best Backpacking in Quilcene

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Top backpacking spots in and near Quilcene

  • Brinnon, Washington

    Hike Lower Big Quilcene River

    13 mi / 1800 ft gain
    While this hike does not provide any sort of fantastic views, its does provide an easy ~13 mile roundtrip hike from the trailhead to a parking lot for the Upper Big Quilcene Trail which leads to Marmot Pass. Along the way you will cross several bridges, some large and wide, other simple log bridg...
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  • Quilcene, Washington

    Backpack Marmot Pass

    5.0
    11.5 mi / 3500 ft gain
    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 talus field, and through a meadow before the final ac...
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  • Quilcene, Washington

    Backpack to Marmot and Constance Passes

    24 mi / 5200 ft gain
    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. Deception, two of the tallest peaks in the Olympics...
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  • Brinnon, Washington

    Camp at the Dose Forks

    15 mi / 1200 ft gain
    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 photographing forests. There are no reservation requir...
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  • Brinnon, Washington

    Doseweallips Road to Constance Pass Trail

    34.02 mi / 8816 ft gain
    Doseweallips Road to Constance Pass Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Brinnon, Washington.
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  • Brinnon, Washington

    West Fork Dosewallips River Trail

    32.86 mi / 5820 ft gain
    West Fork Dosewallips River Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Brinnon, Washington.
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  • Brinnon, Washington

    Main Fork Dosewallips River Trail

    41.45 mi / 7618 ft gain
    Main Fork Dosewallips River Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Brinnon, Washington.
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  • Sequim, Washington

    Tubal Cain Trail

    19.67 mi / 4465 ft gain
    Tubal Cain Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Sequim, Washington.
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  • Sequim, Washington

    Upper Dungeness Trail to Handy Camp

    6.63 mi / 679 ft gain
    Upper Dungeness Trail to Handy Camp Trail is a mile out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Sequim, Washington.
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  • Sequim, Washington

    Upper Dungeness Trail to Heather Creek Trail

    14.05 mi / 2598 ft gain
    Upper Dungeness Trail to Heather Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Sequim, Washington.
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  • Sequim, Washington

    Upper Dungeness Trail to Constance Pass Trail Junction

    19.85 mi / 4488 ft gain
    Upper Dungeness Trail to Constance Pass trail Junction Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Quilcene, Washington.
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  • Sequim, Washington

    Royal Basin - Royal Lake

    15.67 mi / 3389 ft gain
    Royal Basin - Royal Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Sequim, Washington.
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  • Brinnon, Washington

    Sunnybrook Meadows Trail

    17 mi / 6004 ft gain
    Sunnybrook Meadows Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near.
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  • Sequim, Washington

    Slab Camp Trail

    5.79 mi / 1381 ft gain
    Slab Camp Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Sequim, Washington.
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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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