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.


  • 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
  • Green Trails Elwha North Hurricane Ridge No. 134S
  • Custom Correct Hurricane Ridge
  • Green Trails Port Angeles No. 103
  • Green Trails Mt Angeles No. 135

Upcoming Activities

Backpacking Building Blocks Student-Only Backpack - Heather Park-Lake Angeles Loop

Backpacking Field trip: Backpacking Building Blocks (B3) Course
This field trip will give B3 students the opportunity to try out gear and new
Difficulty: Strenuous
Sat, Jun 15, 2019 - Sun, Jun 16, 2019
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
5 participants
Registration closes Jun 10
Foothills Branch
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