The Cedar Loop Trail is a 3.9 mile hike through the Quinault National Recreation Trail System, just outside of Olympic National Park. The trail winds around Lake Quinault's shoreline, featuring beautiful old growth Sitka spruce and Western Hemlocks. The trail also features a waterfall.

The trail is extremely scenic and parts include an extensive boardwalk system to go over bogs and marshy areas. This trail is good for beginning hikers. 

Photos: Gerald Beltran and John Reese 

Pack List

  • Water
  • Sturdy walking shoes
  • Camera 
  • Rain coat  
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RT Distance 3.9 Miles
Elevation Gain 200 Feet
Activities Chillin, Running, Hiking
Skill Level Beginner
Season Year Round
Trail Type Loop
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby


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