Quinault Rain Forest Nature Trail #855

 

Quinault National Recreation Trail System Vicinity Map

Quinault National Recreation Trail System vicinity map.

  

Rain Forest Nature Trail along Willaby Creek.

This heavily used 1/2 mile interpretive trail provides an excellent opportunity to view the temperate rainforest. Overlooking Willaby Gorge, the trail follows Willaby Creek, a typical rainforest stream. Experience stands of ancient large trees and view intepretive signs along the trail that describe aspects of oldgrowth forest ecology. 

The trail is compacted gravel and first 850 feet is accessible to individuals in wheelchairs. 

View a printable recreation opportunity guide: Quinalt Rain Forest Nature Trail #855 (PDF File)

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open year-round and maintained. 
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Closest Towns: Aberdeen, WA
Restroom: Flush Toilet (1) at trailhead
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass is required at Quinault Rain Forest Trailhead.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Pacific Ranger District-Quinault office

General Information

Directions:

Trail access from Quinault Rain Forest Trailhead.


Accessibility:

1. Entrance to Rain Forest Nature Trail from parking area.

Entrance to Rain Forest Nature Trail from parking area. Click to see larger image.

2-3. Rainforest Nature Trail along Willaby Creek Gorge.

Slight incline on Rain Forest Nature Trail along Willaby CreekRainforest Nature Trail along Willaby Creek.

 

4. Interpretive area with views of the lush Quinault Rain Forest on the edge of Willaby Creek Gorge.

Interpretive area with view of Willaby Creek.


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