Lena Lake


Day Hike - Lena Lake

Join the Tacoma Hiking and Backpacking Committee for a nice spring hike to explore Lower Lena Lake and the surrounding area. Recent trip reports state the lake is "Spectacular as Always"! Join me to wander in the woods and see this spectacular lake.

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft
  • Pace: 2.0mph

Meet at 9:30AM at the trailhead parking area on the paved Hamma Hamma River Road, which forks west from US 101 north of Eldon on the west side of Hood Canal.  A Northwest Forest Pass, or the equivalent, must be displayed by each car parked at the trailhead.

This is a new hike for me so I also will identify optional meet up times at P&R sites for carpooling before I send out an email to all participants  2-3 days prior to the hike.  I will also update this information as I identify those additional meet up sites and notify all who are already signed up.

This is a new hike for me but I plan to scout it out very well before this hike date.  I like to hike at least 8 miles and that is what I expect.   (My goal:  make the hike longer than the drive!)  We will start at the trailhead for both Lower and Upper  Lena Lake.  WTA trip reports all state that this trail is open and wonderful to Lower Lena Lake which gives us 6 miles or so.  It is also partially open to Upper Lena Lake and The Brothers, the 2  trail branches at Lower Lena Lake.  My plan is to add a couple of miles just exploring those trails  a little bit. We will lunch at Lower Lena which I understand is just a beautiful lake and popular in the springtime.



Lena Lake

  • Green Trails The Brothers No. 168

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Custom Correct Mount Skokomish - Lake Cushman

    Custom Correct Brothers - Mt Anderson
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials + 11

  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
  11. Plus additional items as recommended in the email sent out 2 days prior to hike.
Trip Reports