Tubal Cain Trail #840

 

Tubal Cain Trail vicinity map within the Dungeness area

Tubal Cain Trail vicinity map within the Dungeness area.


Area Status: Open
In the upper reaches of Tubal Cain Trail with views of the surrounding area

This 8.6 mile trail within Buckhorn Wilderness travels through conifer forest to a historic mine site. Remnants of historic Tubal Cain copper and manganese mine are visible on this trail. You can take a side spur trail up the Tull Canyon Trail to the site of a 1952 B-17 crash site. Continuing on the original trail cross a creek and switchback up alpine meadows to Buckhorn Lake. Continue past the lake, to Marmot Pass for ridge line views and mountain scenery.

At Marmot Pass there are junctions with Upper Dungeness Trail #833.2 and Upper Big Quilcene Trail #833

Rustic trail shelter in misty forest, by Alex Weinmann In the upper reaches of Tubal Cain Trail with views of the surrounding area Tubal Cain Trail Tubal Cain Trail leads through a large upper elevation meadow

At a Glance

Open Season: Early Summer
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply.
Closest Towns: Sequim, WA
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Hood Canal Ranger District, Quilcene Office

General Information

Directions:

Access from Tubal Cain Trailhead.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Mountain Climbing

Recreation areas with activity Mountain Climbing: See day hiking description.

Day Hiking

Recreation areas with activity Day Hiking: Grade is 8% to mine and 10 to 15% to Buckhorn and Marmot Passes.

Backpacking

Recreation areas with activity Backpacking: See day hiking description.

Horse Riding

Recreation areas with activity Horse Riding: See day hiking description.

Viewing Scenery

Recreation areas with activity Viewing Scenery: Panoramic alpine views of Copper Creek and Dungeness drainages from Buckhorn Pass.

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Highlights

  • Recreation Passes