Area Status: Closed
Adjacent to the south shore of the Sol Duc River, the rain forest setting hosts a barrier-free interpretive nature trail, fishing, picnicking, and trails to explore the natural beauty.
During the summer when the river is low water, there is tubing or float run between the 'Day Use' areas next to Sites 9 and 45.
Interpretive programs are presented in the amphitheater during the summer.
At a Glance
|| Reduced Service Level from Oct. 15, 2013 until it closes early November.
Will Re-open May 16, 2014
||Interpretive Site,Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
$17/Night for single unit $5/Extra vehicle
Re-open May 16, 2014.. Maximum capacity is 5 persons per campsite. Camping is limited to 14 days. Most sites accomodate trailers and RVs 30'. Some of those sites take up to 40' vehicles.
Forks, WA- 22 Miles West; Port Angeles, WA- 45 miles East
||Vault and Flush Toilets
Pacific Ranger District, Forks office
Klahowya Campground is north of of US Highway 101, near milepost 212, 20 miles east of Forks and 33 miles west of Port Angeles.
Accessible features include all five restrooms, many campsites, Pioneer Path, a .3 mile wheelchair accessible interpretive trail, and the amphitheater. Interpretive programs are generally held on Fridays and Saturdays when volunteers are available.
Nearby Recreation Opportunities:
Kloshe Nanitch Lookout viewpoint: Spectacular views of the Sol Duc Valley and Mt. Olympus
Neah Bay: 45 minute drive along the coast to Cape Flattery and the Makah Museum
Sol Duc Hot Springs: 30 minute drive to relax in the natural hot pools
Lake Crescent (Olympic National Park): 10 minutes to boat rentals, water play and trails along the beautiful scenery.
Mt. Muller Trail System: 10 minutes to multiple trail opportunities.
Bogachiel Rain Forest Trail: 40 minutes to experience the 'Twilight' setting of the coastal temperate rain forest.
Pioneer Path: Located within the campground this is an easy 0.3-mile long loop trail that borders the Sol Duc River as it winds through second growth stands of hemlock and fir. The interpretive signage adds an interesting perspective to the walk. Fine more information about Pioneer Path on the Forks Chamber Commerce of website.