Hike the Staircase Rapids Loop

Staircase Ranger Station

Distance

2.1 Miles

Elevation Gain

272 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Hiking, Fitness

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

Bathrooms
Beach
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Lake
Scenic
Wildflowers
Swimming Hole

The Staircase Rapids Nature Loop Trail Four Stream to North Fork is a scenic 2.1 mile hike through Olympic National Park. The trail features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is open year round.

This trail is great for nature trips and for birding. A national park pass or an entry fee of $25 per car (or $10 fee to walk in) is required for entry into Olympic National Park. Watch out for mud on the trail after rain. 

Photos: Ratha Grimes and Kimon Berlin 

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

Nearby Lodging

From $40/night

LOGE Westport

Westport, Washington

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Great for a trail run

This loop is pretty flat - I started out my day but just doing a trail run on it and it was lovely.

Distance

2.1 Miles

Elevation Gain

272 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Hiking, Fitness

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

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