North Fork Skokomish River


Backpack - North Fork Skokomish River & Flapjack Lakes

Two night backpack outing to Nine Stream Camp on North Fork Skokomish in Olympic National Park. We will not be going to Flapjack Lakes.

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  • Very Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 15.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,200 ft


This is a nice forest trail along the North Fork Skokomish, starting from Staircase Ranger Station.  The first day we will hike 9 miles to the Nine Stream campground.   There is a bear wire at this campground.  The second day will will take a day hike to First Divide and back. On the third day, we will hike back to the trailhead.  Backcountry permits fees of $16 per person will need to be paid to the leader.


North Fork Skokomish River

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  • 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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