The Point Wilson Trail is a perfect hike for families and those of all skill levels.

This trail offers amazing views of Mt. Baker, Vancouver Island, the San Juan Islands, and the Cascade Mountains. The Point Wilson trail is located in Fort Worden State Park on the Olympic Peninsula, along the Strait of Juan De Fuca. The trail is 2.5 miles round trip, and is accessible regardless of the tide. The picnic tables at the lighthouse make for a perfect lunch spot. 

Photos: Tom CollinsRick McCharles, and Dale Musselman

Pack List

  • Discover pass or day use pass
  • Water
  • Hiking boots or sturdy trail runners
  • Snack or lunch
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RT Distance 2.5 Miles
Elevation Gain 0 Feet
Activities Chillin, Photography, Running, Yoga, Hiking
Skill Level Beginner
Season Year Round
Trail Type Out-and-Back
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Picnic Area


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