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Klahhane Ridge
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Klahhane Ridge
The Klahhane Ridge Trail offers much to see. It passes by Lake Angeles, one of the peninsulas larger subalpine lakes set beneath towering cliffs. The hike makes a loop with Mount Angeles Trail and gives you a sample of all the Olympics have to offer. A few campsites can be found around the lake but Lake Angeles is a popular destination, especially on weekends.
Type Length Difficulty Rating Gain
Lake 13 mi 3 / 5 9.5 / 10 1200 ft

User Groups
Hikers, Horses

Accessibility
June-October

Permits
No permits needed, parking is free
 
Hike Featured In...
Day Hiking Olympic PeninsulaDay Hiking Olympic Peninsula
Day Hiking Olympic Peninsula
By Craig Romano
Driving Directions:
From Port Angeles, North 2 miles on Race Street. Road turns into Mount Angeles Road, veer right at fork, continue for 5 miles to trailhead before entrance to national park.
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 #103 Port Angeles
#103 Port Angeles
Green Trails #135 Mount Angeles
#135 Mount Angeles
USGS Port Angeles
Port Angeles
USGS Mount Angeles
Mount Angeles
Custom Correct Hurricane Ridge
Hurricane Ridge
Klahhane Ridge - From DrCraig\'s hike report on Wednesday, September 01, 2010. Mountain goats, possibly including the aggressive one - From DrCraig\'s hike report on Wednesday, September 01, 2010. Klahhane Ridge - From DrCraig\'s hike report on Wednesday, September 01, 2010. Klahhane Ridge - From DrCraig\'s hike report on Wednesday, September 01, 2010. Klahhane Ridge - From DrCraig\'s hike report on Wednesday, September 01, 2010.
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The windy Grand Ridge yields views of the Gray Wolf River drainage and Olympic peaks. This is a must see for anyone visiting Obstruction Point and the Hurricane Ridge area. The trail follows the southern side of Grand Ridge where you will find a barr...Read More
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Gray Wolf River is located in the rain shadow of the Olympics, giving you a hiking option on the peninsula on a rainy day. You can access Gray Wolf via Three Forks Trail. From here you will pass through beautiful forests of hemlock, cedar, and Dougla...Read More
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