Olympic Discovery Trail: Forest & Ocean (West)

A mostly paved trail across the northern edge of the Olympic Peninsula intended for non-motorized use including walking, bicycling, and horseback riding. This 42-mile section of the trail This section of the trail is still UNDER CONSTRUCTION and, when complete, will run from US 101 and the Sol Duc Hot Springs Road intersection, across forests, through Forks, and along the Pacific coast to La Push.


  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking, Trail Running, Urban Adventure
  • Seasons: Year-round
  • Weather: View weather forecast.
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Length: 41.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 613 ft
  • 1,150 ft
  • Land Manager: Olympic Discovery Trail
  • Parking Permit Required: see Land Manager
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • see Land Manager

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  • Olympic Discovery Trail: Forest & Ocean
  • Olympic Discovery Trail: West
  • Olympic Discovery Trail: Olympic Forests
  • Olympic Discovery Trail: Forks
  • Olympic Discovery Trail: Pacific Coast
  • Olympic Discovery Trail: La Push

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