Retrace an old Native American route through a tight pass high on Quilcene Ridge. In the 1930s Roosevelt’s Tree Army, the Civilian Conservation Corps, constructed a good trail over the centuries-old route.
By the 1960s, however, the trail was abandoned. Then in the 1990s a Forest Service wilderness crew, the Quilcene Ranger Corps, and a Washington Trails Association work party restored and reopened it. The way is steep, and there aren’t many views, but a hike through Notch Pass is a walk back into time.
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