Wynoochee Pass Trailhead

  

Provides access to: Wynoochee Pass Trail which travels into the Olympic National Park (hiker only trail).

At a Glance

Current Conditions: High clearance vehicles are needed.
Fees No fee
Permit Info: Wilderness Camping Permits are required for all overnight stays in Olympic National Park wilderness (backcountry). Be sure to check to see if Reservations are needed. Permits are limited in some areas.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Hiker only
Closest Towns: Montesano, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Hood Canal Ranger District - Quilcene

General Information

Directions:

From Olympia, WA, travel north on Highway 101 towards Shelton, WA, for about 19 miles. Take the exit towards Matlock and travel approximately 15 miles on Dayton-Matlock Road. From Matlock, continue straight at the junction onto the Matlock-Deckerville Road. Drive 8.8 miles, make a right turn onto Cougar-Smith Road and drive about 5.5 miles to Forest Service Road #22 to a major intersection. Take Road #2270 and drive north of Wynoochee Lake to the 400 spur near the Olympic National Park boundary. Trailhead is off the 2270-400 spur. A high-clearance vehicle is recommended to reach this trailhead.


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