Elk Lake Lower Trailhead


Provides access to: Elk Lake Trail

Small parking area and vault toilet at trailhead. The trailhead is located at the bottom of a fairly steep spur road 012 off of Forest Road #2401.

At a Glance

Fees No fee 
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Motor vehicles prohibited on trail.
Closest Towns: Hoodsport, WA
Water: No potable water
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Hood Canal Ranger District

General Information


From Hoodsport, WA travel 14 miles north on Highway 101 to Forest Road #25 (Hamma Hamma Recreation Area). Turn west on Forest Road #25 and drive 6.5 miles to the junction of Forest Road #2480. Turn left and travel 3 miles to Forest Road #2401 and turn right. Travel 2.5 miles on Forest Road #2401 until you reach the fairly steep spur road #2401-012. The trailhead is at the bottom of this spur.

Note: Instead of driving the steep spur road, you can park on the side of the road and walk to the trailhead. 

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