1.3 miles along the south shore of Quinault Lake and 2.7 miles are through the temperate rain forest. This loop trail begins at the Quinault Rain Forest Trailhead. In a short distance from the trailhead, go left at the trail junction and hike downhill (under the road bridge) to cross a trail bridge over Willaby Creek before entering Willaby Campground. Walk the lower campground road to a junction with the trail near the shore of Quinault Lake Follow the trail along Quinault Lake, walking past the Lake Quinault Lodge before arriving at Falls Creek Campground. Follow trail along
edge of campground and Falls Creek to the South Shore Road. Cross road to continue on the loop trail. Walk 0.5 mile to trail junction, stay right and continue 0.5 mile to junction with Lodge Trail. Stay left and walk 0.6 mile to the junction with Willaby Creek Trail. Stay right and continue the loop trail 1.1 miles back to the Rain Forest Trailhead completing a 4-mile loop.
Recreation areas with activity Viewing Plants:
Recreation areas with activity Viewing Scenery:
Trail parallels Quinault Lake with views of the lake and surrounding area before extending deep into the Olympic Rain Forest.
Recreation areas with activity Interpretive Areas:
See day hiking description.