Hike the Little River Trail

15.7 Miles Round Trip - 6145 ft gain - Out-and-Back Trail

Little River Trailhead - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

The Little River Trail is a 15.7 mile hike perfect for expert hikers who want some solitude and incredible views.

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 wishing to see wildlife.

Driving directions: 

From Port Angeles, west 8 miles on U.S. 101 to Elwha Hot Springs Road. Turn left and drive 4 miles to the Whiskey Bend Road. Turn left and drive 5 miles to the trailhead at the end of the road. 

Photos: Turcottes and Mark Smith

Tags

Fitness
Camping
Photography
Running
Backpacking
Hiking
Easy Parking
Forest
River
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Details

15.7 Miles
6145 ft elevation gain
Out-and-Back Trail

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