Quinault Rain Forest Trailhead


Quinault National Recreation Trail System Vicinity Map

Quinault National Recreation Trail System vicinity map.

Area Status: Open
Entrance to Rain Forest Nature Trail from parking area.

Provides access to: Quinault Rain Forest Nature Trail #855 and the Quinault National Recreation Trail System.

Large parking lot that will accommodate large recreation vehicles, vehicles pulling trailers and buses. Visitor information board and two day use picnic sites with tables are available.

To view all segments of the Quinault National Recreation Trail System and learn more explore the Quinault National Recreation Trail System interactive map

Visitors enjoying an easy walk on the Quinault Rain Forest Interpretive area with view of Willaby Creek. Rainforest Nature Trail along Willaby Creek. Visitors view the big tree on the Quinalt Nature Trail. Forest floor, Courtesy Larry Workman-QIN.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Be prepared for winter weather at higher elevations.
Fees: $5/vehicle/day
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Closest Towns: Aberdeen, WA
Water: Yes
Restroom: Flush Toilet (1)
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of day fee payment.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Pacific Ranger District-Quinault office 

General Information


From Aberdeen, WA travel north on US Highway 101 for 45 miles to the junction of South Shore Road. Turn right (east) and drive 1.4 miles to Quinault Rain Forest Trailhead on right side of South Shore Road.

Recreation Map

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  • Recreation Passes