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Hoh River Trail

Forks, WA

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Hoh River Trail is a 31.2 mile out and back trail located near Forks, Washington that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from April until October. Horses are also able to use this trail.

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Olympic Coast - South (Backpacking)
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38 Completed 4 Reviews

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Hoh River Trail
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13 Completed 8 Reviews

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Graves Creek Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Beautiful hike through Quinault Rain Forest. It is the path less taken from the Enchanted Valley trail. Most of the hike is considered "Back Country". It was only us out there with the bears and elk. We didn't see any bears, but saw lot's of tracks and droppings on the trail. The first time we hiked this trail around June we were not prepared for the 5 feet of snow still on the upper portions of the trail. We camped on the packed snow along one of the creeks you have to forge across to get to Lake Sundown, which was our planned destination. The following year we went in August and made it successfully to Lake Sundown and beyond. Again, we did not see a single person on the trail. It was a beautiful hike and not too difficult. The cool dip in the lake at the end was pretty nice too.

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Sol Duc Falls Trail
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

If you are in the area, this is an absolute must-see. The actual Sol Duc Falls trail head is about 16 miles down a paved, windy road from HWY 101. This will take you along side he campground which looks very well kept and other various waterfalls and neat creeks along the way (you'll want to stop at all of them!) I visited this area at the end of January and it was beautiful. Even the iPhone pictures look as if they belong in a magazine.

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Ruby Beach Trail
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

I would recommend going right at sunset, if possible.

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Hoh River Trail
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36 Completed 14 Reviews

Hike about 4 miles in and back (far enough to see myriad views and a waterfall). This is such a wonderful trail. We didn't see any wildlife, but the scenery was outstanding. I'll definitely be going back and doing more!

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Hoh Rain Forest Hall of Moss
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36 Completed 14 Reviews

The Hall of Mosses loop is a great preview of what the Hoh Rain Forest has to offer. No one should visit the Ho without at least doing this loop. There's a spectacular clear stream at the base of the loop that has really vibrant colors.

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Rugged Ridge Trail
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10 Completed 10 Reviews

Wow! Wow! Wow! Hardly any people--actually, we saw none--beautiful hike, with plenty of little valley streams to break on. The rocks when fording the river at times can be slippery and move and roll often, so partner up.

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Mora Campground
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10 Completed 10 Reviews

Great camping grounds, with lots of loops and different array of sites to choose from. Had trouble starting fire because of moisture, and honestly, inexperience. Great times.

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Rialto Beach Trail
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10 Completed 10 Reviews

I had an amazing time here! Though, I recommend wearing pants if you want to scale the driftwood--learned that the hard way. Also, look into tide schedules, it'll be harder to hike along the water if you constantly have to dodge waves/floating driftwood--also learned the hard way.

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