Enchanted Valley - LaCrosse Basin Loop Backpacking

Hoquiam, Washington 98550

Enchanted Valley - LaCrosse Basin Loop Backpacking

Enchanted Valley - LaCrosse Basin Loop (Backpacking) Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Amid glorious mountain scenery, the trip samples every major environment in the range from lush rainforests to glaciers. There is also plenty of wildlife to enjoy, including marmots, deer, elk, and black bear.

The route leads along a strikingly beautiful stream and climaxes in the most sublime alpine basin in the entire range. Last, but certainly not least, it visits spectacular Enchanted Valley, where an historic chalet is well situated for viewing the surrounding meadow, peaks, and waterfalls. With good weather, this hike is about as close to backpacking perfection as you are likely to find."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
10,400 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
5-7 days
Best Late July to early August & Mid- to late October
600 feet
Trailhead Elevation
Top Elevation
Olympic National Park, permit required for backcountry camping
Local Contacts
Custom Correct Map - Enchanted Valley / Skokomish
Local Maps

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