Lower Big Quilcene Trail #833


Lower Big Quilcene Trail #833 Map.

Lower Big Quilcene Trail #833 Map.

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Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Lower Big Quilcene Trail winter 2015 by Alex Weinberg

This easy lowland forested trail is 6.2 miles with grades of 10-15% along or near the Big Quilcene River. This is an excellent hike in spring and early summer with some difficult sections. There is a junction with Notch Pass Trail at 2.7 miles and Upper Big Quilcene Trail #833.1 at 6.2 miles. This is a Multi-use trail. The Lower Big Quilcene Trail is recommended for all users, particularly pack stock, mountain and motorbikes.

A pickup could be made at the end of the trail at Forest Service Road #2750 (Ten Mile Shelter) Upper Big Quilcene Trailhead for a one way trip.

At a Glance

Open Season: Mid-Spring
Restrictions: Notice: This trail is within a watershed that provides drinking water to residents of Eastern Jefferson County. Please follow these guidelines
  • Use existing campsites when possible and camp at least 100 feet from water sources.
Closest Towns: Quilcene, WA
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass is required at the Lower Quilcene Trailhead for day use.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Hood Canal Ranger District, Quilcene Station

General Information


Access via Lower Big Quilcene Trailhead

Lower Big Quilcene Trail #833 Vicinity Map. Select the map for a larger view.

Lower Big Quilcene Trail #833 Area Map



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