Quinault River Valley
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.
ANYONE GOT ANY GOOD PHOTOS? WE WOULD BE DELIGHTED TO POST THEM!
For more information and photos, including detailed practical information and some warnings, see our Olympic NP walk page.
- Walkopedia rating78
- Natural interest17
- Human interest0
- Negative points2
- Total rating78
- Note: Neg: likely bad weather
- Length: 3 miles
- Maximum Altitude: N/A
- Level of Difficulty: Moderate
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