Special Places

Wilderness areas

Buckhorn WildernessThe 1984 Washington Wilderness Act created the five wildernesses on the Olympic National Forest. Together they total 88,265 acres for 14% of the Forest. View information about wilderness locations, trails and what restrictions apply.

Accessible Nature Trails at Olympic National Forest

Pioneers Path Trail-universal access.bmpGraphic - universal access symbol.Nature trails at Olympic National Forest are short trails, usually less than one mile in length, that have signs interpreting unique resources, features and history of the Olympic National Forest. Many nature trails at Olympic National Forest have easy to moderate grades.

(View a mobile friendly map of accessible recreation opportunities in the Pacific Northwest.)

Waterfalls on the Olympic Peninsula

Merriman Falls.Find out about some of the waterfalls you can visit on your trip to the Olympic Peninsula.

Highlighted Areas

Satsop Center Campground

Satsop Center Campground is located just southeast of Wynoochee Lake. Evergreen conifers and hardwoods provide a beautiful wooded setting at this historic Forest Service work center. This campground is an ideal location for group gatherings and camping.

Nearby Wynoochee Lake provides opportunities for hiking along Wynoochee Lake Shore Trail #878, boating on the lake, and day use opportunities at Wynoochee Dam and Coho Campground at the lakeshore. There are no commercial services available at Wynoochee Lake. The water is very cold so be prepared. Other nearby hiking opportunities include Spoon Creek Falls, Maidenhair Falls and Church Creek Trail #871

Available campsites & amenities: 8 RV sites, 1 large group site, and 4 tent sites. Potable water, showers and toilets are available, as well as WiFi.