Top Adventures in Port Angeles

  • Run Ediz Hook "The Spit"

    Ediz Hook or as locals call it, "the Spit" is a 3 mile long sand spit that extends out from Port Angeles along the Juan De Fuca. The views of the surrounding mountains and Vancouver Island, the marine life, beaches, and picnic areas make this a pr...

    3 miles 0 ft gain

  • Backpack to Lake Angeles

    Lake Angeles is, rightfully, a popular day hike and overnight backpacking option, as its one of the larger, more accessible lakes in Olympic National Park. It can be done either as a moderate day hike with a refreshing swim and picnic lunch or a r...

    7 miles 2400 ft gain

  • Hike the Heart O' the Forest Trail

    This hike is a short, 4.0 mile round trip, half-day or less hike, located just past the Hurricane Ridge entrance into Olympic National Park. Being relatively level and the trail head just off loop E of the Heart O' the Hills Campground, the Heart ...

    4 miles

  • Explore Madison Falls

    Madison Falls is at the end of a 200 foot paved pathway. It is approximately 60 feet tall and lingers in the midst of incredible lush forest. Enjoy it from a viewing point of up close ad personal, where you can see the greenest of moss growing up ...

  • Hike to Klahhane Ridge (Switchback Route)

    Hiking to Klahhane Ridge is a rewarding experience that provides you with sweeping views of the Olympic Mountains. Further access to overnight opportunities is possible if you venture beyond the summit trail. Here’s the scoop:Get an early start. T...

    5 miles 1700 ft gain

  • Hike the Little River Trail

    Some old cabins and houses remain along the trail. The trail begins in DNR land and enters Olympic National Park after about 1.1 miles. The trail ascends next to a river, and winds through large rock faces. The trail features a waterfall, and is s...

    15.7 miles 6145 ft gain

  • Hike up Hurricane Hill

    To get to this hike you drive up to Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park. The drive up to Hurricane Ridge is on a winding road with amazing views of the mountains. Once you reach the visitors center at Hurricane Ridge you can fill up water bot...

    3 miles 950 ft gain

  • Hike to Sunrise Ridge

    The trail crosses through fir trees and alpine meadows. Views to the north include the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Vancouver Island, and Mount Baker. Hikers will enjoy wildflowers, and a little dose of the freshest air you will ever breathe.The hike b...

    5.2 miles 1100 ft gain

  • Hike Klanhane Ridge Trail

    The winding roads and drop-off cliffs provide an outstanding journey to the trailheads on a clear day. If you have to bear through the fog, your reward at the top is worth every second of what you missed. The first image above is your view from th...

    7.6 miles 1050 ft gain

  • Cliff Jump & Swim on the Elwha River

    Tucked away in the trees along Olympic Hot Springs Road, the Elwha River slows to a crawl and forms a perfect natural swimming hole.   It is a great place to cool off, picnic, and enjoy the beautiful forest surrounding the Elwha River.   The river...

  • Hike Dungeness Spit

    Park at a the north side of the Dungeness Spit Recreation Area, in the Refuge parking lot. There is a kiosk at the Refuge where you can pay an entrance fee ($3) and check the Tide Table. Only attempt the hike at low tide or the sand spit becomes n...

    11 miles 130 ft gain

  • Hike to PJ Lake, Olympic National Park

    A short and scenic trail of tranquility that leads to the secluded Lake PJ, hidden on Hurricane Ridge. Nothing but nature stirs here. The trail, while well-traveled, is far quieter than others in the surrounding area of Olympic. You might see one ...

    1.8 miles 1000 ft gain

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