Dungeness Spit

Dungeness Spit is an easy, 11 mile round trip with just 130 ft in elevation gain. The spit is best hiked during low tide, and there is lots of good bird watching.

on the trail

A Low Tide of 1 foot or less (minus tide is even better) at the midpoint of your hiking day is recommended. Hike along a narrow piece of beach that leads to a lighthouse and views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The spit is a wildlife sanctuary and home to several species of bird.

  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 130 ft
  • 130 ft
  • USGS Dungeness

Upcoming Activities

CHS 1 Hike - Dungeness Spit

Day Hiking Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series
OLYMPICS CAMPOUT WEEKEND. Sun (?), sand and surf, and one of the best lunch spots
Difficulty: Moderate
Sun, Jun 27, 2021
No Prerequisites
0 participants
Registration closes Jun 24
Seattle Branch

Frontcountry Trail Run - Dungeness Spit

Trail Running Trip
Sea breeze on a lazy Sunday morning.
Difficulty: Moderate
Sun, Sep 26, 2021
No Prerequisites
2 participants 0 leaders
Registration closes Sep 22
Foothills Branch
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