Lower Dungeness Trail #833.3


Lower Dungeness Trail #833.3 Map

Dungeness area trails vicinity map.

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Area Status: Open
Trail puncheon along the upper section of the Lower Dungeness Trail #833.

This 6.5 mile multi-use trail starts at the Lower Dungeness/Gold Creek trailhead off Forest Road 2870-230. It travels within conifer forest above Dungeness River and has some difficult sections. Mossy rock outcrops and steep side slopes are found in the Three O'clock Ridge area, also some valley and mountain views.

At a Glance

Open Season: Early Spring
  • Please use existing campsites and camp at least 100 feet from water sources.
  • Treat all water taken from streams before drinking.
  • Pack out what you pack in.
  • Non- hikers - Please avoid using the lower sections during wet weather due to soil types that can sustain a lot of damage.
Closest Towns: Sequim, WA
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Hood Canal Ranger District, Quilcene Office

General Information


Lower Dungeness/Gold Creek Trailhead - provides access to Lower Dungeness Trail & Gold Creek Trail.

Upper Dungeness Trailhead - provides access to both lower and upper portions of the Dungeness Trail.


Mountain Biking

River and Stream Fishing

Day Hiking

Grades mostly 10-15% and some gradients of 20%.


Horse Riding

Viewing Scenery

OHV Trail Riding

The only off-road motorized riding use allowed on the Olympic National Forest are e-bikes or registered dirt bikes, on these trails:

Gold Creek Trail #830
Lower Big Quilcene Trail #833
Lower Dungeness Trail #833.3
Mt Zion Trail #836 
Church Creek Trail #871
Lower Pete's Creek Trail #858.1

ATV, UTV, OHVs, or other forms of motorized transportation are not allowed anywhere on the Olympic National Forest.

  • Washington State ORV Bill 1632 does not apply to federally managed Forest Service roads.

Thank you for Treading Lightly and helping us preserve your public lands.

Contact us for more information: (360) 956-2402

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  • Recreation Passes