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Cameron Creek
pnwhikes > Olympic Peninsula > Port Angeles
Cameron Creek Trail makes its way through the valley for 7 miles all the while passing through forests of Douglas fir. When you reach the upper basin you'll find wildflowers and waterfalls cover the surround area. Make your way through Cameron Pass and you'll be rewarded with wilderness views that you won't beleive. The trail will eventually lead you to the Dosewallips River where you'll find campsites scattered along the trail.
Type Length Difficulty Rating Gain
River 32 mi 3 / 5 9 / 10 4500 ft

User Groups
Hikers

Accessibility
June-October

Permits
Parking and access are free
 
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Driving Directions:
From Port Angeles, east 5 miles on U.S. 101 to Deer Park Road. Turn right and drive 17 miles to the trailhead.
Contact Information:
Olympic National Park
Wilderness Info Center
3002 Mount Angeles Road
Port Angeles, Wa 98362
Tel: 360.565.3100
http://www.nps.gov/olym

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