Wrights Canyon Trail/Trailhead


Quinault National Recreation Trail System Vicinity Map

Quinault National Recreation Trail System vicinity map.


Provides access to: Gatton Creek Falls via Wrights Canyon Trail, a 3/10 mile compacted gravel accessible trail that leads to Gatton Creek Falls viewing area. The trail ends at its junction with Gatton Creek Trail #888 near the falls which allows continuous access from the Lake Quinault Lodge to the Rain Forest Village.

Small parking area with one accessible parking spot and information bulletin board.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open and maintained year-round.
Fees No fee
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Light-Medium
Closest Towns: Aberdeen, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Pacific Ranger District, Quinault office

General Information


From Aberdeen, WA drive Highway 101 north 41 miles to Quinault Lake South Shore Road (66 miles south of Forks.) Turn onto South Shore Road and drive about 2.6 miles and cross Gatton Creek Bridge. Then turn right on Forest Service Road 2272-160/Wright’s Canyon Road and drive ½ mile to the trailhead.


Wrights Canyon Trail is compacted gravel. One accessible parking spot is available at the trailhead.

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