Tunnel Creek

A quiet trail that follows South Fork Tunnel Creek on the Olympic Peninsula through old growth forest to the secluded Harrison Lake. For an easy to moderate hike turn around at the old but restored shelter. For a more strenuous hike continue to the lake and scramble to the ridgeline for splendid views of Mt. Constance.

on the Trail

  • Trailhead to Restored Shelter: 2.7 mi, 1,200 ft
  • Shelter to Harrison Lake: 1.5 mi, 950 ft
  • Lake to Ridgeline: 0.4 mi, 350 ft
  • This trip may also be done as a one-way hike or key swap by descending to the Dosewallips River Trailhead. The one way distance is 8.3 miles.
  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking, Trail Running
  • Seasons: June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Weather: View weather forecast.
  • Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous, Easy/Moderate
  • Length: 8.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,450 ft
  • 5,050 ft
Map
  • USGS Tyler Peak
  • Custom Correct Buckhorn Wilderness
  • Green Trails Tyler Peak No. 136
  • USGS The Brothers
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