Striped Peak Trail

Salt Creek Recreation Area, Washington

Elevation Gain1,560ft
Trailhead Elevation105ft
Elevation Min/Max84/958ft
Elevation Start/End105/105ft

Striped Peak Trail

Striped Peak Trail is a hiking trail in Clallam County, Washington. It is within Salt Creek Recreation Area. It is 2.3 miles long and begins at 105 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,560 feet. Along the trail there is a coastline.

Striped Peak Trail Professional Reviews and Guides

"At Striped Peak, two adventures in one await you. Hike to a 1000-foot peak above the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Watch liners and vessels ply this Salish Sea passageway against a backdrop of craggy peaks on Canada’s Vancouver Island. Hike directly to the strait via a steep trail down to a remote cliff-enclosed cove.

The trail begins on an old road skirting the park’s campground. It then heads through stands of big firs. Hugging the hillside and not far from the coastline, wind through forested flats while listening to waves splash up against ledge and bluff."

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The cove is definitely the highlight of this trail. The spur trail to it is short but demanding, and worth it. Make sure to go at low tide, though. The view from the top, however, may not be worth the trudge. Mostly just the open water of the Strait, with Vancouver Isand in the distance.

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Trail Information

Salt Creek Recreation Area
Nearby City
Salt Creek Recreation Area
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Skill Level
Additional Use
Salt Creek County Park and Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Olympic Office
Local Contacts
Green Trails Joyce No. 102, online at DNR
Local Maps

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Nov 2018