Colonel Bob Trail #851


Colonel Bob Trail #851 Map.

Colonel Bob Trail #851 Map.

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See also: Westfork Humptulips Trail System & Colonel Bob Wilderness Trail Map.

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Colonel Bob Wilderness

This trail is located within Colonel Bob Wilderness in a setting of dense old-growth conifer forest with lush understory of rain forest vegetation. Panoramic view of Quinault Lake from summit of Colonel Bob.

The Colonel Bob Trail gains over 4,200 feet in 7.2 miles to the summit of Colonel Bob. The Mulkey Trail Shelter is reached in 4.0 miles. There is limited camping space at Mulkey Shelter and Moonshine Flats.The junction with the Pete's Creek Trail #858 is at 5.5 miles. The trail ends at the summit of Colonel Bob.

This trail provides an excellent opportunity to view the Olympic temperate rain forest including old-growth stands of Douglas-Fir, Sitka Spruce, Western Hemlock and Western Red Cedar. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Not suitable for stock.
Open Season: Early Spring
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply. Stock are prohibited beyond Moonshine Flats.
Closest Towns: Aberdeen, WA
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Pacific Ranger District, Quinault office

General Information


Access from Colonel Bob Trailhead.



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