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Murhut Falls
pnwhikes > Olympic Peninsula > Hoodsport
The hike to Murhut Falls is an amazing., short hike, that can be done with very little difficulty. End result is an amazing 130 foot waterfall! Along the trail you will find peek-a-boo views of Mt. Jupiter and Jupiter Ridge. Good place for camera shots of the high, picturesque Murhut Falls.
Type Length Difficulty Rating Gain
Waterfall 1.5 mi 1 / 5 10 / 10 300 ft

User Groups
Hikers, Dogs

Accessibility
All Season

Permits
Permit required at trailhead
 
Hike Featured In...
Day Hiking Olympic PeninsulaDay Hiking Olympic Peninsula
Day Hiking Olympic Peninsula
By Craig Romano
Driving Directions:
Take Hwy 101 to the Duckabush Recreation Area. Drive 6 miles. Road turns to FS Rd 2510. Follow signs to Murhut Falls.
Contact Information:
Olympic National Park
Olympic National Park Visitor Center
http://www.nps.gov/olym

Olympic National Forest
Hood Canal Ranger District - Quilcene Office
295142 Highway 101 S.
P.O. Box 280
Quilcene, Wa 98376
Tel: 360.765.2200
TTY: 360.765.2200
http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/olympic

Books
Day Hiking Olympic Peninsula
Day Hiking Olympic Peninsula
Maps
Green Trails #168 The Brothers
#168 The Brothers
river water
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The Duckabush is one of the longest river valley trails on the Olympic Peninsula. The trailhead is located six miles from Hood Canal and makes its way along the Duckabush River. The trail spends much of its length in old-growth forest where you'l...Read More
Big overlook
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Steam Donkey Trail, located in Dosewallips State Park makes an excellent late winter or early spring hike. An elk herd lives in the area, so there is good chance you will see one. This 3.5 mile loop hike makes its way through forests and meadows, up ...Read More
A snail on the trailThe crooked little pathHobbit
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The West Fork Dosewallips River spends much of its time hidden in a deep narrow canyon, but can be heard for much of this hike. The terrain here is gentle and makes for a good early season warm up.

The trail begins at the Dosewallips Riv...Read More
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Highlighted StarHighlighted StarHighlighted StarHighlighted StarHighlighted StarHighlighted StarHighlighted StarHighlighted StarHighlighted StarDim Star Lake Constance (7.8 mi away)
The trail to Lake Constance is one of the toughest hikes in the Olympics, climbing 3,300 feet in two miles. The trail heads straight up the ridge. Your arms will get as much of a workout as your legs as you grab This is a very difficult climb and sho...Read More
Lake ConstanceRare trillium growing on the pathway.Mist and fog shrowded the whole area so that views were pretty awful.Steep part of the trail of Lake Constance
Highlighted StarHighlighted StarHighlighted StarHighlighted StarHighlighted StarDim StarDim StarDim StarDim StarDim Star The Brothers (8.2 mi away)
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Mount Townsend Trail climbs steadily throughout its length. You'll reach Camp Windy after 2.5 miles, and shortly after the trail reaches a junction with Silver Lakes Trail. You'll find the summit to be long and flat and yielding amazing views...Read More
Mount Townsend seen from the trail
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Silver Lakes are located in a large basin in the rain shaddow of the Olympics. The trail begins by traveling along the Mount Townsend Trail for 2.9 miles. The trail then heads into the...Read More
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The trail casually strolls through forests and makes its way to plenty of rhododendrons for the first 2.7 miles of path. You'll encounter Tunnel Creek Shelter here giving you an opportunity to set up camp. From here, the trail makes an aggressive...Read More
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This hike is located just outside of Rainbow Campground and is a short 0.5 miles that accesses a nice waterfall. Here you'll encounter forests of Douglas firs and vine maples. You will reach an overlook that looks apon Elbo Creek and a waterfall ...Read More
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