Heather Park-Lake Angeles Loop

A strenuous loop hike that starts with hiking up to ridgeline at Second Top then to the Klahane Saddle with amazing views of the area surrounding Hurricane Ridge followed by a grinding drop to Lake Angeles and return back to the trailhead. It's nearly 13 miles and over 4,000 feet of elevation gain.

Temporary Closure

6/27/23 Update: Following the lodge fire, access to the Hurricane Ridge area is limited beyond the Heart of the Hills entrance station. Visit the Olympia National Park alerts page for current details and information.


  • There are spots of exposure near Second Top and  just below Klahane Ridge. 
  • Suitable Activities: Backpacking, Day Hiking
  • Seasons: June, July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Length: 12.9 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,100 ft
  • 6,046 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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