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

Day Hike - Dungeness Spit

Day Hiking Trip
Experience the best hike in the Pacific Northwest during a favorable tide, permitting firm footing
Difficulty: Moderate
Thu, Jun 25, 2020
No Prerequisites
11 participants
Registration opens Jun 15
Tacoma Branch

Day Hike - Dungeness Spit

Day Hiking Trip
Enjoy the best hike in the Pacific Northwest, passing through both wilderness and a five
Difficulty: Moderate
Sat, Aug 8, 2020
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
11 participants
Registration opens Jul 20
Tacoma Branch
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