North Fork Skokomish River & Flapjack Lakes

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Backpack - North Fork Skokomish River to Camp Pleasant

Three day backpack to Camp Pleasant on the North Fork Skomomish Trail.

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  • Very Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft

9 am at Staircase parking lot.

There is a $16 per person fee for the two day backcountry permit.

Day 1: We will hike at a moderate pace from Staircase to the Camp Pleasant Campground (6 miles, 1500 foot elevation gain).  We will setup camp at the campground.  Camp Pleasant has a bear wire to hang the food.

Day 2: We will do a 6 mile round trip hike (3000 ft elevation gain) to Black and White Lakes. 

Day 3: After breakfast we pack up and hike back to the trailhead (6 miles).

Route/Place

North Fork Skokomish River & Flapjack Lakes



  • Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Green Trails Mt Steel No. 167

    Custom Correct Mount Skokomish - Lake Cushman
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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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