Royal Basin

Trip

Backpack - Royal Lake

Two night backpack to Royal Lake in the Olympic National Park.

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 14.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,650 ft

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We will hike into Royal Basin on Saturday, and setup camp at Royal Lake.  We will explore the Basin on a day hike on Sunday.  After breakfast on Monday morning, we will hike back to the trailhead.  

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

Route/Place

Royal Basin



  • Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Custom Correct Buckhorn Wilderness

    Custom Correct Gray Wolf - Dosewallips

    USGS Mt Deception
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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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