Quilcene, WA Trails and Parks

Quilcene has 41 trails in the vicinity, including 34 hiking trails and 8 for backpacking. These trails range from 1.4 to 40 miles in length. The longest trail in Quilcene is Bon Jon Pass a well-known trail measuring 40 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Mount Walker , Mount Walker and Duckabush River Trail. Trails.com member Rhiannon A. recently completed Falls View Falls.

More information on the best trails in Quilcene can be found below.
  • Mount Townsend

    3 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    This hike climbs 3.8 miles from a rhododendron-speckled forest to a high meadow ridge that invites an afternoon of wandering. Views to Puget Sound, across the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and into ...
    •  4 - 5 hours
    •  7.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike climbs 3.8 miles from a rhododendron-speckled forest to a high meadow ridge that invites an afternoon of wandering. ...

  • Marmot Pass

    3 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    A 7.1-mile one-way day hike or backpack from FR 2750 to the Upper Dungeness Trail.
    •  14.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A 7.1-mile one-way day hike or backpack from FR 2750 to the Upper Dungeness Trail.

  • Tunnel Creek

    3 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    This is a day hike or short backpack 7.8 miles round-trip to Harrison Lake, or 7.7 miles one-way to the Dosewallips Valley. This trail climbs over a subalpine ridge in the southern lobe of the ...
    •  7.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a day hike or short backpack 7.8 miles round-trip to Harrison Lake, or 7.7 miles one-way to the Dosewallips Valley. This ...

  • Marmot Pass

    2 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    If for some terrible reason you are only allowed one hike in the Olympics in your lifetime, this should be it. The trail to Marmot Pass captures the very essence of what makes the Olympics so ...
    •  10.6 miles
    •  Guide

    If for some terrible reason you are only allowed one hike in the Olympics in your lifetime, this should be it. The trail ...

  • Mount Walker

    2 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    Mt. Walker is the only peak facing Puget Sound that has a road to its summit. Once on its 2,804-foot summit, you will find broad vistas at the north and south viewpoints. The views stretch across ...
    •  Easy
    •  45 minutes
    •  9.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Mt. Walker is the only peak facing Puget Sound that has a road to its summit. Once on its 2,804-foot summit, you will find ...

  • Falls View Canyon

    2 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    From a popular campground off a busy highway, escape the commotion in a hidden little canyon along the Big Quilcene River. Enjoy the serenading rapids and in springtime a floral show ...
    •  1.5 miles
    •  Guide

    From a popular campground off a busy highway, escape the commotion in a hidden little canyon along the Big Quilcene River. ...

  • Mount Walker

    2 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    Hovering over the glacial trough known as Hood Canal, Mount Walker is the easternmost peak in the Olympic Mountains. From its two summits you can gaze out over the Puget lowlands to the Seattle ...
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Hovering over the glacial trough known as Hood Canal, Mount Walker is the easternmost peak in the Olympic Mountains. From ...

  • Lena Lakes

    2 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    A 6.6-mile round-trip day hike to Lena Lake, or a 6.9-mile backpack one way to Upper Lena Lake. This trail is a wide and easy track as far as the lower lake, but then it turns into a steep and ...
    •  13.8 miles
    •  Guide

    A 6.6-mile round-trip day hike to Lena Lake, or a 6.9-mile backpack one way to Upper Lena Lake. This trail is a wide and ...

  • Mount Zion Trail

    2 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    This short but steep trail climbs 900 feet per mile through tree-size rhododendrons to a summit with a big view. Children will like the challenge of climbing a little mountain and they can be ...
    •  Day hike
    •  3.25 miles
    •  Guide

    This short but steep trail climbs 900 feet per mile through tree-size rhododendrons to a summit with a big view. Children ...

  • Murhut Falls Trail

    2 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    A new trail to a lovely, narrow, woodland waterfall rewards photographers and families with exquisite beauty. In spring native rhododendrons bloom along the trail, which apparently was once a ...
    •  Day hike
    •  1.4 miles
    •  Guide

    A new trail to a lovely, narrow, woodland waterfall rewards photographers and families with exquisite beauty. In spring native ...

  • Duckabush River Trail

    1 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    Two previous users of Duckabush valley have left us evidence of their passing. Ask children to look for glacially deposited moss-covered boulders left by the Duckabush Glacier during the last ...
    •  Day hike
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Two previous users of Duckabush valley have left us evidence of their passing. Ask children to look for glacially deposited ...

  • Silver Lakes

    1 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    Cradled in a remote cirque on a lofty ridge, Silver Lakes see a fraction of the hikers that nearby Mount Townsend does. Reaching the lakes involves a challenging hike up and over a shoulder of ...
    •  10.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Cradled in a remote cirque on a lofty ridge, Silver Lakes see a fraction of the hikers that nearby Mount Townsend does. Reaching ...

  • Mount Zion

    1 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    Hike to an isolated peak on the fringe of the Olympics to a series of ledges. Then look out upon a promised land of sweeping views from lofty Mount Townsend to glistening Puget Sound. Make a ...
    •  4.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Hike to an isolated peak on the fringe of the Olympics to a series of ledges. Then look out upon a promised land of sweeping ...

  • Mount Constance: South Chute

    1 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    Mount Constance is the third highest of the Olympic Mountains and the highest of the Olympic peaks visible from Seattle. The craggy peak, which is composed of old, loose basalt and pillow lava, ...
    •  5 - 8 hours to summit
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Constance is the third highest of the Olympic Mountains and the highest of the Olympic peaks visible from Seattle. ...

  • Marmot Pass

    1 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    Hike to Marmot Pass, a high portal into the Olympic rain shadow, where sunbeams often kiss the flowered ground while nearby ridges swirl with clouds. Towering old-growth forest, a pristine ...
    •  10.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Hike to Marmot Pass, a high portal into the Olympic rain shadow, where sunbeams often kiss the flowered ground while ...

  • Mildred Lakes

    1 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    An 8.8-mile round-trip wilderness route from FR 25 to the Mildred Lakes. This route is not a designed trail but rather a track worn into the mountains by the passage of countless hikers, many ...
    •  8.8 miles
    •  Guide

    An 8.8-mile round-trip wilderness route from FR 25 to the Mildred Lakes. This route is not a designed trail but rather a ...

  • Mount Townsend - Silver Lake

    1 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    A 4.5-mile day hike one-way to the summit of Mount Townsend; 5.5 miles one-way to Silver Lake. This trail climbs to the top of Mount Townsend for sweeping views of the leeward Olympics. The route ...
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    A 4.5-mile day hike one-way to the summit of Mount Townsend; 5.5 miles one-way to Silver Lake. This trail climbs to the top ...

  • Ranger Hole Trail

    1 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    Two trails here will appeal to children—one with a historic ranger’s cabin and signs telling about life in the early 1900s, and another leading to an overlook of a loud white-water rapid of the ...
    •  Day hike
    •  1.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Two trails here will appeal to children—one with a historic ranger’s cabin and signs telling about life in the early 1900s, ...

  • Lower Big Quilcene River

    1 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    Big Quilcene River Trail No. 833.1 to Marmot Pass (Hike 53) is one of the most popular trails in Olympic National Forest. What many hikers don’t realize is that it was once twice as long. The ...
    •  Easy to Moderate
    •  10.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Big Quilcene River Trail No. 833.1 to Marmot Pass (Hike 53) is one of the most popular trails in Olympic National Forest. ...

  • Dirty Face Ridge

    1 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    The Dirty Face Ridge hike to Mount Townsend is steep and has a long driving approach, so most hikers shun it for the two easier routes to the summit. That means you’ll have plenty of solitude ...
    •  7.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The Dirty Face Ridge hike to Mount Townsend is steep and has a long driving approach, so most hikers shun it for the two ...

  • Falls View Falls

    1 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    Falls View Falls is a narrow ribbon of water (averaging just 5 feet wide) dropping down a verdant, nearly vertical cliff into Quilcene Canyon some 200 feet below. While it’s hard to get up close, ...
    •  10 minutes
    •  0.1 miles
    •  Guide

    Falls View Falls is a narrow ribbon of water (averaging just 5 feet wide) dropping down a verdant, nearly vertical cliff ...

  • Tunnel Creek

    0 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    Located within the 44,000-acre Buckhorn Wilderness, Tunnel Creek is one of the quietest trails in the Olympic rain shadow. Perhaps because it doesn’t lead to a major lake or peak, this trail ...
    •  9.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Located within the 44,000-acre Buckhorn Wilderness, Tunnel Creek is one of the quietest trails in the Olympic rain shadow. ...

  • Marmot Pass via Big Quilcene Trail

    0 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    It’s been said that the Garden of Eden is in Mesopotamia, but many hikers believe it can be found on the trail to Marmot Pass. However, if you live in the greater Seattle area, getting an early ...
    •  10.5 miles
    •  Guide

    It’s been said that the Garden of Eden is in Mesopotamia, but many hikers believe it can be found on the trail to Marmot ...

  • Bon Jon Pass

    0 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    Although the route passes logged areas, it does wind among deep, forested valleys and high ridges that provide fabulous views of the Olympic Mountains and, in the distance to the east, the Cascade ...
    •  Easy
    •  3 hours
    •  40 miles
    •  Guide

    Although the route passes logged areas, it does wind among deep, forested valleys and high ridges that provide fabulous views ...

  • Silver Lakes

    0 Reviews

    Quilcene, WA

    Set at the end of a dead-end trail, the Silver Lakes are out of the way and get fewer visitors than many other mountain lakes. But, set in a broad alpine cirque facing Mount Townsend, the blue-watered ...
    •  8 hours
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    Set at the end of a dead-end trail, the Silver Lakes are out of the way and get fewer visitors than many other mountain lakes. ...