Bogachiel River Trail

This moderate 23 mile route with 1,000 feet of elevation gain follows the Bogachiel River through stunning and seldom-visited rain forest to the Mink Lake-Little Divide junction before heading down to Sol Duc Hot Springs. Hike along one of the Olympics' great rainforest rivers cutting through a rain forest of ancient giant trees draped in moss and frequented by legions of elk, before ascending into a remote and wild valley.

  • Suitable Activities: Backpacking
  • Seasons: May, June, July, August, September, October
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  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 23.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,000 ft
  • 500 ft
  • Land Manager: Olympic National Park
  • Parking Permit Required: National Park Entrance Fee
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12
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Upcoming Activities

Day Hike - Bogachiel River Trail

Day Hiking Trip
Daylight Saving Time sucks, right? Let's embrace the suck with a long drive, a late
Difficulty: Moderate
Sun, Mar 14, 2021
No Prerequisites
7 participants
Registration opens Mar 1
Olympia Branch
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