Upper Dungeness Trailhead


Upper Dungeness Trail #833.2 Map

Upper Dungeness Trail #833.2 Map.

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Area Status: Open

Provides access to: Upper Dungeness Trail #833.2 which enters Buckhorn Wilderness.

Also provides upper access to Lower Dungeness Trail #833.3

At a Glance

Fees: $5/vehicle/day
Open Season: Late Spring
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply in Buckhorn Wilderness.  
Closest Towns: Sequim, WA
Water: No
Restroom: VaultToilet (1)
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Hood Canal Ranger District- Quilcene

General Information


From Quilcene, WA follow Highway 101 north to Sequim Bay State Park, turn left across from the State Park onto Louella Road. Follow Louella Road one mile to Palo Alto Road and take a left on Palo Alto Road for 1.1 mile to the forest boundary. The Palo Alto becomes Forest Service Road 28.

Then turn right onto Forest Service Road 2880, drive past Dungeness Forks Campground for 1 mile. Stay left onto Forest Service Road 2870 for 8.7 miles to the trailhead across Dungeness River bridge.

Large parking area available.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking


The trail makes its way along the picturesque Dungeness River for the first 3.2 miles to Camp Handy and then climbs steadily to an intersection with Home Lake and Marmot Pass trails. This trail also connects with the Royal Basin and Tubal Cain Mine Trails.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  • Recreation Passes