Quinault River Valley

  • Quinault River Valley - © Patsy Wooters flickr user
  • Quinault River Valley - ©  wild trees flickr user
  • Quinault River Valley - © Doug Bradley flickr user

Key information: Quinault River Valley

  • Another western valley in the Olympic National Park with huge and ancient rainforest making for fascinating and inspiring walking.
  • This is a 13 mile trek from crossing Graves Creek, on a large log bridge and you can walk to Pony Bridge which provides a beautiful and scenic gorge. Then one can carry along to Enchanted Valley.
  • Beautiful views of swirling emerald pools and horsetail falls along the canyon walls.
  • Bears are common in this area. Please take precautions and bear canisters are essential of the entirety of this trail.
  • This is remote mountain walking, on which you will have to be self-sufficient and the weather is often bad here. Come prepared.


    For more information and photos, including detailed practical information and some warnings, see our Olympic NP walk page.

Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating78
  • Beauty31
  • Natural interest17
  • Human interest0
  • Charisma32
  • Negative points2
  • Total rating78
  • Note: Neg: likely bad weather

Vital Statistics

  • Length: 3 miles
  • Maximum Altitude: N/A
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate

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Quinault River Valley - © Patsy Wooters flickr user

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