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Olympic Peninsula, Wa

Olympic National Park Hikes for this Weekend

The Olympic National Park is waiting for you, and this weekend it is time to make up for all those dark, dreary days and get out hiking! While the weather may not be ideal, you need a good hike in your system and this weekend is perfect for just that. Hiking increases your memory, gets you in better shape and allows you to bond and connect with both your family and nature.

 

We understand you might be busy and have plans, but seriously consider taking some time for you and hit a trail or two. Life is short and we are lucky enough to be in a beautiful area of the world. Take advantage of it and check out these awesome Olympic National Park trails!

 

 

 BEST HIKES

 

 

 

Lake Crescent

 

Directions: http://goo.gl/maps/KC56U

 

Trail Options:

Spruce Railroad Trail

Marymere Falls

Mount Storm King

 

Devil's Punchbowl, Spruce Railroad Trail

Devil’s Punchbowl, Spruce Railroad Trail

Marymere Falls

Marymere Falls

 

 

Hurricane Ridge

 

Directions: http://goo.gl/maps/rHjkp

 

Trail Options:

Hurricane Hill

Hurricane Ridge

 

This is Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park

This is Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park

 

Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park

Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park

 

Elwha River

 

Directions: http://goo.gl/maps/52TXY

 

Trail Options:

Goblins Gate and Humes Ranch

Dodger Point Bridge

Goblin's Gate on the Elwha River

Goblin’s Gate on the Elwha River

The Elwha River

The Elwha River

 

 

 

LaPush

 

Directions: http://goo.gl/maps/pTLHV

 

Trail Options:

1st Beach (Fun fact: First Beach is part of 57 miles of wild coastline, which is the longest section not in Alaska)

2nd beach

2nd beach, LaPush, Olympic National Park

2nd beach, LaPush, Olympic National Park

 

 

Ruby Beach

 

Directions: http://goo.gl/maps/DgFA6

Ruby Beach and Abbey Island, Olympic National Park

Ruby Beach and Abbey Island, Olympic National Park

 

 

 

North Fork of the Quinault River

 

Directions: http://goo.gl/maps/5WozA

 

Trail Options:

Irely Lake

Elip Creek

 

Irely Lake Trail, Olympic National Park

Irely Lake Trail, Olympic National Park

The Trail to Elip Creek in the Quinault Region of the Olympic National Park

The Trail to Elip Creek in the Quinault Region of the Olympic National Park

 

Staircase

 

Directions: http://goo.gl/maps/rZErb

 

Trail Options:

Staircase Loop (Family Friendly!!)

Flapjack Lakes

Wagonwheel Lake (Caution: Incredibly Steep)

 

Staircase Loop Bridge

Staircase Loop Bridge

Flapjack Lakes in the Olympic National Park

Flapjack Lakes in the Olympic National Park

Winter at Wagonwheel Lake

Winter at Wagonwheel Lake

 

 

Mount Ellinor

 

Directions: http://goo.gl/maps/nlAHs

 

The Olympic Mountains from Mount Ellinor

The Olympic Mountains from Mount Ellinor

 

 

Lena Lake

 

Directions: http://goo.gl/maps/Jd9fg

 

Lena Lake Lounging, Olympic Peninsula

Lena Lake Lounging, Olympic Peninsula

 

 

WANT MORE?

For more information on trails, or other trails in the Olympic National Park and around the Olympic Peninsula, check out our guidebooks!

 

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