Slab Camp Trail #838


Slab Camp Trail #838 and Deer Ridge Trail #846 Map.

Slab Camp Trail #838 and Deer Ridge Trail #846 Map. Also shows Ned Hill Trail #837.

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Area Status: Open
Blue Mountain and others from the Slab Camp Trail

This 3.1 mile forested trail within the northern area of Buckhorn Wilderness follows Slab Camp Creek to Gray Wolf River where it connects to the  Gray Wolf Trail #834.2 - Upper and follows it 5.8 miles to the Olympic National Park boundary.

Alert! Stock users should use extreme caution when fording river with stock.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Users are unable to access the lower portion of Gray Wolf Trail #834 due to a slide about 1 mile north of the Slab Camp junction with the Gray Wolf Trail.
    Permit Info: Permits are required for all overnight trips into the Olympic National Park backcountry.
    Open Season: Late Spring
    Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply
    Closest Towns: Sequim, WA
    Operated By: Forest Service
    Information Center: Hood Canal Ranger District, Quilcene Office

    General Information


    Access from Slab Camp/Deer Ridge Trailhead.


    River and Stream Fishing

    Fishing in the Gray Wolf River.

    Day Hiking

    Grades from 0 to 30%. The first segment of the trail is flat. Then it drops steeply, descending to canyon floor and the Gray Wolf River.


    Two riverside camps are at Duncan Flat on north side of river. See also: day hiking description.

    Horse Riding

    Use extreme caution when fording river with stock. See also day hiking description.

    Recreation Areas

    Recreation Activities


    • Recreation Passes