Best easy day hikes Olympic National Park

by Erik Molvar

Publisher: Falcon Guides in Guilford, Conn

Written in English
Published: Pages: 94 Downloads: 367
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  • Hiking -- Washington (State) -- Olympic Mountains -- Guidebooks,
  • Trails -- Washington (State) -- Olympic Mountains -- Guidebooks,
  • Olympic Mountains (Wash.) -- Guidebooks

Edition Notes

Rev. ed. of: Best easy day hikes, Olympics

StatementErik Molvar.
GenreGuidebooks.
ContributionsMolvar, Erik.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV199.42.W22 O486 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 94 p. :
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22558528M
ISBN 109780762741205
LC Control Number2007042318
OCLC/WorldCa177818780

Hoi, Given the itinerary you list, I don't think you have time for the Dungeness area. Hikes I would suggest are marymere falls, Sol Duck, the Hoh river trail and there are lots of short hikes around the Quinault lodge.. The trails are signed, but not enough that you don't need a map. Best Easy Day Hikes Olympic National Park features concise descriptions and easy-to-follow maps for thirty-one short, manageable hikes. Veteran author and hiker Erik Molvar describes the best routes for those who have limited time or abilities, without missing out on the area s scenic splendors: majestic spires, Pacific coast beaches, and a.

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Olympic National Park Map And Book: Summer: This is the best time for hiking Olympic National Park, and it is also the most popular time to visit. Temperatures are mild to warm.

This is probably one of the easiest trails on this list. I mainly recommend this for families or people looking for easy day hikes. For more experienced hikers.

Best Easy Day Hikes Olympic National Park features concise descriptions and easy-to-follow maps for thirty-one short, manageable hikes. Veteran author and hiker Erik Molvar describes the Best easy day hikes Olympic National Park book routes for those who have limited time or abilities, without missing out on the area’s scenic splendors: majestic spires, Pacific coast beaches, and a rare temperate rain forest ecosystem/5(17).

Hikes in the Olympic Peninsula The Olympic Peninsula is home to incredible biological diversity. With a rugged and undeveloped coastline (one of the largest wilderness coastlines in the continental United States), some of the largest tracts of unbroken old-growth forest in the Pacific Northwest, the largest undeveloped estuary on the Pacific coast, and some of the last free-flowing /5(29).

Hurricane Hill is a great introduction to the Olympic National Park, and can serve as the initial portion of a number of lengthier hikes, such as a km round trip from the Elwha River Valley web of trails.

The path is generally snow-free between July and September; it is well maintained, easily accessed and is even paved for some of the trail.

Easy Hikes In Olympic National Park. Hole in the Walk Hike: This short, stunning trail is one of the best easy hikes in Olympic National Park. You’ll skirt the edge of the Pacific Ocean and make your way along the pebble beach to the impressive rock formations at the far end.

Stay on trails to avoid injury to yourself and the park's vegetation. Pack out all trash, including food waste. Pets are not allowed on park trails or beaches -- except for the following areas where leashed (up to six feet in length) pets are permitted: Spruce Railroad Trail (Olympic Discovery Trail) Rialto Beach one-half mile north to Ellen Creek.

Sunrise Ridge. A fawn lingers among the lupine at Sunrise Ridge. Photo by Bob and Barb. Location: Olympics - North Round Trip: miles Elevation Gain: ' to ' Best Season: July - August Hike it: Read trip reports and get more info in our Hiking Guide You can't go wrong finding wildflowers at Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park.

This is the Olympic National Park entry in the extensive Falcon Guides Best Easy Day Hikes series. This is the shorter version of the book above. It focuses on the shorter, easier hikes in the book, although some can still be quite steep. Best Easy Day Hikes Olympic National Park book.

Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. BEST EASY DAY HIKES OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK, /5. Best Easy Day Hikes Olympic National Park features concise descriptions and easy-to-follow maps for thirty-one short, manageable hikes. Veteran author and hiker Erik Molvar describes the best routes for those who have limited time or abilities, without missing out on the area’s scenic splendors: majestic spires, Pacific coast beaches, and a rare temperate rain forest : Falcon Guides.

Some of the most spectacular views in the whole park are only accessible by hitting the backcountry. Our favorite part about a backpacking trip to Olympic National Park is the chance to enjoy a little R&R afterwards. Nothing eases the soreness that always follows a backpacking trip like a dip in Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort.

The peninsula's conditions can turn on a dime, even on a warm sunny day. COVID Update. Olympic National Park's accommodations, campgrounds, restaurants and visitors centers are open for the summer.

Most trails and beaches are, as well, except those on Makah lands, such as Shi Shi Beach, and in Quileute territory, such as Second Beach. Get this from a library. Best easy day hikes. Olympic National Park.

[Erik Molvar] -- An updated guide to the best shortunder 5-milehikes in Washingtons Olympic National Parkperfect for families or people who dont have a lot of time but still want to enjoy this spectacular park.

Magical Must-Do Hikes in Olympic National Park. fly-fish, and soak in volcanic hot springs all in the same day. No matter your interests, the million acres of national park.

Hiking with kids in Olympic National Park is always fun, even with my hiking-averse kids, because it’s a chance to hug giant trees, ford streams, conquer hills and play on beaches. In our opinion, these are the best hikes in Olympic National Park. Olympic National Park encompasses nearly one million acres of Washington wilderness, making it a perfect choice for many backcountry adventures.

The best Olympic National Park hikes showcase its four distinct environments: Pacific coastline, alpine tundra, temperate rainforest, and drier sit in the shadow if Mount Olympus, the snowcapped peak at the heart of it all.

Best Easy Day Hikes Olympic National Park features concise descriptions and easy-to-follow maps for thirty-one short, manageable hikes. Veteran author and hiker Erik Molvar describes the best routes for those who have limited time or abilities, without missing out on the area’s scenic splendors: majestic spires, Pacific coast beaches, and a rare temperate rain forest : Falcon Guides.

BEST EASY DAY HIKES OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK, 2nd edition. Erik Molvar. An updated guide to the best short—under 5- mile—hikes in Washington's Olympic National Park—perfect for families or people who don't have a lot of time but still want to enjoy this spectacular : Falcon Guides.

Best Camp Area: Cape Alava. What Makes it Great: Ozette is considered by many to be the greatest backpacking/day hike on the coast of Olympic National Park. In addition to the official park map and newsletter, we picked up Falcon Guides’ Best Easy Day Hikes for Olympic National Park. This small, easy to carry book provided us with five days worth of day hiking throughout the park.

Hurricane Ridge. If. The Best Hiking in Olympic National Park By Ashley Hubbard | Aug This post may contain affiliate links, meaning if you book or buy something through one of these links, I may earn a small commission (at no extra cost to you!). Coast Be aware of tides when hiking the coast.

Pick up a tide chart at a ranger station or visitor center. Ozette Cape Alava Trail is miles one way partly on boardwalk from near the ranger station to the coast.

Sand Point Trail is miles one way partly on boardwalk from near the ranger station to the coast. A mile beach walk connects the two trails making a mile loop. Best Easy Day Hikes Olympic National Park features concise descriptions and easy-to-follow maps for thirty-one short, manageable hikes.

Veteran author and hiker Erik Molvar describes the best routes for those who have limited time or abilities, without missing out on the area’s scenic splendors: majestic spires, Pacific coast beaches, and a rare temperate rain forest ecosystem%().

Inn-based Tours. Join us for an unforgettable and optimally comfortable hiking experience of Olympic National Park. Our inn-based Olympic National Park hiking tours combine the best of Olympic's rainforests, coastal hikes, waterfalls, alpine vistas, pristine landscapes, and wildlife on a series of day hikes.

Each evening we stay in hotels, inns or lodges and enjoy well-earned meals at local. Best Easy day hikes Hidden Lake Overlook and Lake. Mileage: miles (overlook only) & miles (overlook and lake). Trailhead: Logan Pass Visitor Center.

Elevation Gain: ft. & ft. Hidden Lake is one of the most iconic images of Glacier National Park and because of this, it’s also one of the most popular trails. United States - Best Hikes in Olympic National Park - Hi all, Me and four friends are planning on going to Olympic national park this August for.

BEST EASY DAY HIKES OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK, 2nd edition Erik Molvar An updated guide to the best short—under 5- mile—hikes in Washington's Olympic National Park—perfect for families or people who don't have a lot of time but still want to enjoy this spectacular park.

Best easy day hikes Olympic National Park. [Erik Molvar] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Print book: English: 2nd edView all editions and formats: Summary: Hikes varying from half-hour strolls to full-day adventures, this guidebook is for everyone, including families.

From the pond, a short hike through a series of natural canals leads to the entrance to Olympic National Park and the final climb of the day. Arriving at Lake of the Angels, life becomes heavenly. Situated at the base of Mount Skokomish and Mount Stone, the lake is perfect for camping, climbing, swimming, and fishing.

BEST EASY DAY HIKES OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK, 2nd edition Erik MolvarAn updated guide to the best short under 5- mile hikes in Washington s Olympic National Park perfect for families or people who don t have a lot of time but still want to enjoy this spectacular park. BEST EASY DAY HIKES OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK, 2nd edition Erik MolvarAn updated guide to the best short—under 5- mile—hikes in Washington's Olympic National Park—perfect for families or people who don't have a lot of time but still want to enjoy this spectacular park.

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Buy the National Geographic Trails Illustrated Olympic National Park map at The map includes clearly marked trails and points of interest such as scenic views, campgrounds, trailheads, boat launches, picnic sites, ranger stations and .