Living Legacy Interpretive Trail

Area Status: Open
Living Legacy Trail near the trailhead along river.

The Living Legacy Interpretive trail is a 1.5 mile loop. The first 1/4 mile is accessible and travels along the Hamma Hamma River. Features of this section of the trail include views of the river and benches overlooking the river.

It begins at Hamma Hamma Campground east bulletin board where there is parking for day use. The trail follows the Hamma Hamma River and then climbs up through teh mossy woods to a viewpoint of the historic Hamma Hamma Cabin. There are interpretive signs along the trail that explain some of the history of the area. From the Hamma Hamma Cabin the trail loops back down to the campground where it ends. Walk a short distance through the campground back to the day use area.

At a Glance

Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: Hiker or Wheelchair use only
Closest Towns: Hoodsport, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Yes in Hamma Hamma Campground during the season.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Hood Canal Ranger District, Quilcene office

General Information


The trail begins within the Hamma Hamma Campground at Living Legacy Interpretive Trailhead (area is unavailable). (No day use fee)

From Hoodsport, WA drive 14 miles north on Highway 101. Then turn left onto Hamma Hamma River Road/Forest Service Road 25 and travel approximately 6 miles to the campground. The trailhead is within the campground.

General Notes:

Mt Rose Trail Crew renovated the accessible section of the trail in June 2015:

Living Legacy Trail with new compacted gravel surface and two workers standing in distance.

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