Upper Big Quilcene Trail #833
Upper Big Quilcene Trail #833.1 Map.
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This 5.3 mile trail travels along the Big Quilcene River through old growth forest and climbs to alpine meadows in Buckhorn Wilderness. Views of the Olympics at Marmot Pass. Please avoid camping on sensitive alpine meadows at Marmot Pass. Use existing campsites and camp on durable surfaces in order to avoid damaging sensitive vegetation. Fires are not permitted above 3,500 feet of elevation, which includes Camp Mystery and Marmot Pass.
Maximum grades of 30%.
At a Glance
|Restrictions:||Wilderness regulations apply.|
|Closest Towns:||Quilcene, WA|
|Water:||Treat all water taken from streams before drinking.|
|Passes:||A valid Recreation Pass is required at Upper Big Quilcene Trailhead.|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
|Information Center:||Hood Canal Ranger District, Quilcene Office|
Access from Upper Big Quilcene Trailhead.
Day HikingMaximum grades of 30%.
Camping is available at Ten Mile Shelter, Shelter Rock Camp (2.6 miles), Camp Mystery (4.6 miles) and at several areas along the river.