Olympic National Park 6-day Hiking Tour

HIGHTLIGHTS

Hike through temperate rainforests, wild beaches, lowland and alpine lakes and snow-capped mountains. The Olympic Peninsula has it all! In 1976 it was designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and later a World Heritage Site. Not one single road, paved or unpaved, crosses this 1,500 square mile wilderness….

Trip Details:

6 days: Sunday to Friday

Meals included: All included minus one dinner

Daily Mileage: 5-6 miles daily average. Longer or shorter options are available

Starts and finishes in Seattle, WA

Lodging: Lake Quinault Lodge, Kalaloch Lodge, Quileute Oceanside Resort, Red Lion Port Angeles

“...an exquisite guide. I learned so much!”

I loved receiving knowledge of geology, history, the first peoples, the trees, the animals and the history of the mountain's influence.
TripAdvisor RevieweR "morningbrilliance"

Day ONe

Meet in Seattle. Head to the remote Olympic Peninsula for a hike in the old-growth rainforest near Lake Quinault. Be awed by the gigantic, record-breaking trees. Stay at beautiful Lake Quinault Lodge.

 
Olympic National Park

Day Two

Head to the Pacific Coast today. En route, visit a western red cedar so large several people can fit inside its hollow bole. Explore the tide pools of Brown’s Point; watch the sunset at Ruby Beach.

 

 

Day Three

Hike the most famous rainforest in Olympic National Park: the Hoh. Watch for elk and deer. Head to LaPush (of ‘Twilight’ fame). Stay oceanside again tonight.

olympic-pen-beach-night_header

Day Four

Hike from Rialto Beach to Hole in the Wall. Explore fantastical tide pools. This afternoon: relax by the beach at the resort, or explore more of the fabulous beaches along this wild coast.

 

Day FIVE

Visit Sol Duc Hot Springs. Hike to the falls. Continue hiking up to Deer Lake, or head back to the hot springs to soak: your choice.

 

 

Day Six

Hike Hurricane Ridge: alpine meadows, furry marmots, and sweeping views of the Straits of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains. Head back to Seattle via a sunset ferry ride.

Trip Details:

6 days: Sunday to Friday

Meals included: All included minus one dinner

Daily Mileage: 5-6 miles daily average. Longer or shorter options are available

Starts and finishes in Seattle, WA

Lodging: Lake Quinault Lodge, Kalaloch Lodge, Quileute Oceanside Resort, Red Lion Port Angeles