Hoh River


Backpack - Hoh River

Early season Backpacking trip to Tom Creek to check out your equipment and/or experience new equipment. Priority given to Royce and Cristina's B3 group participants.  Contact Royce before April 1 for priority participation.

  • *Varies*
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 3.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 200 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 mph

Meeting at the Hoh Ranger station at 10am ready to go. 

An entrance fee is required to drive into the park.  options for paying the fee:

One week entrance pass is $30. 

Annual Olympic National Park Pass is $55 payment that is good for one year.

Interagency pass - America the Beautiful Pass is $80 payment that is good for one year.

On April 26, some participants will camp at the Hoh campground the night before.  Let the group know if you want to join us.  The nightly fee for camping in one of Olympics established campgrounds ranges from $15 - $24 depending on location and season.  

The backcountry camping fee is $86 plus reservation fee divide by the number of participants.  Wilderness Camping Permits are required for all overnight trips into the Olympic National Park backcountry. The fee for each Wilderness Camping Permit is $8 per person per night plus a $6 per permit fee. 


Hoh River

  • Custom Correct Seven Lakes Basin - Hoh

    Green Trails Seven Lakes Basin/Mt Olympus Climb No. 133S

    Green Trails Mt Tom No. 133

    Green Trails Mount Olympus No. 134

    Custom Correct Mount Olympus Climber's Map
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials plus overnight gear which may include:

  • Tent with footprint/ground tarp
  • Stove and fuel
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Water filter
  • Bear canister or extra stuff sack and cord designated for hanging food
  • Cooking pot/pan with plate and utensils
  • Toilet paper and shovel or blue bag to deal with waste
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