Putvin Trailhead

Area Status: Open
Just a short hike until one enters the Mt. Skokomish Wilderness​: 1.25 miles!

Provides access to: Putvin Trail #813 which provides access to Mount Skokomish Wilderness and enters Olympic National Park.

At a Glance

Fees: No Fee
Permit Info: Travelers who will spend the night in Olympic National Park will need a National Park wilderness permit.
Open Season: Late Spring
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply within Mount Skokomish Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Hoodsport, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Hood Canal Ranger District, Quilcene office

General Information


From Hoodsport, travel Highway 101 north for 14 miles to Forest Service Road 25 (Hamma Hamma Recreation Area). Turn left on Forest Road 25 and follow for 12 miles to the Putvin Trailhead. Forest Service Road 25 is paved to Lena Lake Trailhead (8 miles).

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