Lake of the Angels


Day Hike - Lake of the Angels

Ascending 3,400 feet in elevation in a short 4 miles, this hike is serious climb shortly after the beginning. You will be rewarded for efforts along the way with views of Boulder Creek, Mount Skokomish, Whitehorse creek, Mount Pershing and Hood Canal and a open basin lake at the end.

  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,400 ft
  • Pace: Moderate


Parking Pass: None

Trail Conditions: As of 09/01/19 the trail is dry and in good shape.  The trail is steep in places with some loose rock.

Weather: Expect rain and wind

NOAA Weather

Map: Green Trails The Brothers No. 168, Green Trails Mt Steel No. 167, Custom Correct Mount Skokomish-Lake Cushman, USGS Mount Skokomish, USGS Mount Washington

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Lake of the Angels

  • Green Trails The Brothers No. 168

    Green Trails Mt Steel No. 167

    Custom Correct Mount Skokomish - Lake Cushman

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter

In The Car

  1. Full change of clothing including footwear
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