Waterfalls

Western Jefferson County Area Trails

Western Jefferson County

Area Trails

Rain Forest & Ocean Beaches

Before you hike,  you should be aware of some important things:

1.  Be prepared for changing weather, stay on trails, and take out what you bring in.  Help protect our National, Public, Parks.  For some trails listed you need a Park Day Pass.

Location

Olympic Peninsula Gateway Visitor Center
93 Beaver Valley Road
Port Ludlow, WA, 98365
United States
See map: Google Maps

Brinnon and Quilcene Area Trails

Falls View Canyon Trails

Where:   3.5 miles south of the Quilcene Visitor Center / Forest Service Office at the Falls View Campground on Highway 101.  This campground has two nice trails for waterfall and river views.

Location

Olympic Peninsula Gateway Visitor Center
93 Beaver Valley Road
Port Ludlow, WA, 98365
United States
47° 53' 28.7952" N, 122° 43' 55.1532" W
See map: Google Maps

ELDON FALLS

Eldon Falls a waterfall along the Hamma Hamma River before it enters Puget Sound. The falls occur about 3 miles above the rivers mouth.

Location

ELDON FALLSWA
United States
47° 32' 48.3216" N, 123° 2' 48.1308" W
See map: Google Maps

HONEYMOON FALLS

Honeymoon Falls occurs along Six Stream about 2/3 of a mile above its mouth in Olympic National Park. 

Location

HONEYMOON FALLSWA
United States
47° 32' 37.1616" N, 123° 23' 8.0268" W
See map: Google Maps

LOWER HAMMA HAMMA FALLS

Along the Hamma Hamma River The falls occur where the river drops into a small gorge over a large pile of boulders. 

 

Location

LOWER HAMMA HAMMA FALLSWA
United States
47° 35' 50.7264" N, 123° 8' 14.4276" W
See map: Google Maps

VINCENT CREEK FALLS

The falls are viewed from the "High Steel Bridge", which crosses over 300 feet above the canyon floor.  The falls  dry out by mid summer the best time to visit is November to February when the Skokomish River basin receives heavy rainfall.

 

Location

VINCENT CREEK FALLS WA
United States
47° 45' 3.8664" N, 120° 44' 24.5004" W
See map: Google Maps

Port Ludlow Falls Trail - Hike

Port Ludlow Falls Trail:

Here is an opportunity for a walk in Port Ludlow if you are visiting and time is limited. A bit of quiet to reflect on things is on hand with a five minute drive from anywhere in the Port Ludlow area. 

Location

Ludlow FallsWA
United States
47° 55' 5.16" N, 122° 42' 30.96" W
See map: Google Maps

Waterfalls and Scenic Walks on Hood Canal

Spend an hour, and afternoon or a week exploring our local treasured places. Clean air, clean water and spectacular scenery combine to create an unforgettable visit. Here are some of our favorite places:

Falls View Trail Waterfall in Quilcene, right off US Highway 101 (US Forest Service)

Rocky Brook Falls Waterfall in Brinnon, Dosewallips Road

Location

Rocky Brook Falls
3000 Dosewallips Rd
Brinnon, WA, 98320
United States
47° 43' 32.7468" N, 123° 0' 17.2404" W
See map: Google Maps

Moments in Time Trail

The Moments in Time Nature Trail is an easy 0.5-mile trail that meanders through the woods and along the shoreline of Lake Crescent offering a variety of environments from breathtaking views of Lake Crescent and Pyramid Mountain to tiny fern and wildflower meadows to lush woods with towering evergreens and spectacular mosses and fungi. Appropriate for the entire family, it begins just off the parking area of the Storm King Ranger Station on Lake Crescent in the Olympic National Park.

Location

Storm King Ranger Station
U.S. Highway 101
Port Angeles, WA, 98362
United States
48° 3' 27.468" N, 123° 47' 14.7696" W
See map: Google Maps

The Olympic Peninsula Waterfall Trail

A Magical Misty Tour
A delightful way to explore the Olympic Peninsula, the Waterfall Trail offers year-round adventure and dramatic beauty. From the cliffs of Cape Flattery, to the glacial fjord of the Hood Canal to the Enchanted Valley of the Quinault Rainforest, waterfalls of all sizes and shapes abound! Some are easy walks on fores trails, others reached via paved, wheel-chair accessible paths, still more are in the backcountry of Olympic National Park. Two falls can only be reached by boat.

Location

WaterfallsWA
United States
47° 57' 38.1168" N, 123° 32' 58.0632" W
See map: Google Maps
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