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Ozette Triangle
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Ozette Triangle
Ozette Triangle is formed by three trails. One leg is along the beach, and is home to Wedding Rocks. Wedding Rocks bear petroglyphs carved by Native Americans hundreds of years ago. Some of their drawings illustrate orcas, the sun and moon, and a ship of western explorers. The beach also offers countless tidepools that are brimming with life, bald eagles soar overhead and it is even possible to spot migrating gray whales. The Cape Alava and Sand Point Trails lead to the beach from Lake Ozette. Each trail is 3 miles long, they make their way to the beach via a flat path that wanders through forests of huge trees. Boardwalks cover much of the trails and can be slippery when wet. Camping is permitted along the beaches near Cape Alava but advanced reservations from the Port Angeles Wilderness Information Center are required due to large summer crowds. Wedding Rocks are located one mile south of Cape Alava and the beach extends for two miles before interesecting the Sand Point Trail. The Ozette Triangle is one of the peninsulas most valued trails.
Type Length Difficulty Rating Gain
Beach 9 mi 1 / 5 8.5 / 10 600 ft

User Groups
Hikers

Accessibility
Year round

Permits
Small fee to park at trailhead. Overnight camping requires a backcountry camping permit, available
 
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Driving Directions:
From Port Angeles, E 5 miles on US 101 to Highway 112. Right (west) for 49 miles to Hoko/Ozette Lake Rd. Left for 21 miles to the trailhead at Ozette Lake
Contact Information:
Olympic National Park
Olympic Wilderness Information Center
3002 Mount Angeles Road
Port Angeles, Wa 98362
Tel: 360.565.3130
Fax: 360.565.3015
TTY: 1.800.833.6388
http://www.nps.gov/olym

Books
Day Hiking Olympic Peninsula
Day Hiking Olympic Peninsula
Maps
Green Trails #130S Ozette
#130S Ozette
USGS Ozette
Ozette
Custom Correct North Olympic Coast
North Olympic Coast
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