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Lena Lakes is the most popular destination in the Olympics and probably won't deliver much solitude. There are several well-used campsites around the lake, so expect crowds on a summer weekend. Despite the numerous people and noise, Lena Lakes are a scenic spot located i...Read More
Kissing logs. Lower Lena Lake. Upper Lena Lake with Mount Bretherton in the background, July 9, 2011
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The Upper Big Quilcene Trail contains arguably some of the most scenic country in the area. Much of the landscape is dominated by virgin forests, sublime meadows and grand mountain views. Mount Mystery and Mount Deception are a few of the peaks you will witness, not to menti...Read More
The beautiful valley below the trail Wildflowers that line the trail A marmot perched on a rock Tiger Lilies
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Make the hike to Mount Zion in June and you are likely to experience many rhododendrons that line the forest here. They are in full bloom during June and are likely to be one the lasting memories of the hike. Once you reach the top the forest breaks and yeilds grand views of...Read More
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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. The Cascades are to the...Read More
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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 should not be undertaken by ...Read More
Lake Constance Mist and fog shrowded the whole area so that views were pretty awful. Rare trillium growing on the pathway. Steep part of the trail of Lake Constance
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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 River trail, and quickly cro...Read More
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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 ridges and crosses creeks...Read More
A snail on the trail The crooked little path Hobbit
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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'll have plenty of opportun...Read More
Big overlook
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Putvin Trail begins near the Hamma Hamma River and climbs along an old logging tract. The trail enters the Mount Skokomish Wilderness after 1.5 miles. Putvin trail levels for a bit before climbing to several small tarns. Continue on to head to Lake of the Angels. The lake is...Read More
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The Upper Dungeness Trail (#833.2) makes its way along the Dungeness River for 3.2 miles to Camp Handy before climbing to an intersection with Home Lake and Marmot Pass trails. The grade is steep in places, some places as much as 20%. The trail also connects with the Royal B...Read More
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