Brown Creek Interpretive Trailhead


Brown Creek Trail Map.

Brown Creek Trail Map.

Area Status: Open
Browns Creek Nature Trail.

Provides access to: Brown Creek Nature Loop Trail #877  a 0.8 mile accessible trail with interpretive signs and great wildlife viewing opportuinities.

This trailhead is located adjacent to Brown Creek Campground along the shore of the South Fork Skokomish River near it's confluence with Brown Creek. There are six year-round campsites outside the main campground along Forest Road 2340 along Brown Creek and South Fork Skokomish River.

This trailhead provides a year-round accessible vault toilet. There is potable water available at this trailhead during the season only. 

At a Glance

Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Shelton, WA
Water: Potable water is available when the main campground is open.
Restroom: Vault (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Hood Canal Ranger District - Quilcene

General Information


From Shelton, WA take US Highway 101 for 6 miles north. Then turn west onto the Skokomish Valley Road. Follow Skokomish Valley Road for about 8 miles to the forest boundary. Continue on Forest Service Road 23 for about another 5 miles to Forest Service Road 2353. Turn right and drive approximately ¾ mile to the South Fork Skokomish River Bridge. Cross the bridge and make a left turn onto Forest Service Road 2340. The trailhead will be on the right.

Browns Creek trailhead. Browns Creek Trailhead accessible bathrooms.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

Interpretive Areas

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  • Recreation Passes