Forks area

Horseback rider on Mt. Muller Trail

Spanning the inland northwest portion of the peninsula near Forks, WA this area is enclosed by the Pacific Ocean to the West, the Strait of Juan De Fuca to the North, and the immense forests of the Olympics to the East. The diversity of ecosystems in the Forks area provides a multitude of recreation opportunities including access to the Sol Duc, Bogachiel and North Fork Calawah Rivers. The Bogachiel River Trail leads through rainforest in the Bogachiel River valley into the Olympic National Park.

At a Glance

Closest Towns: Forks
Information Center: Pacific Ranger District, Forks office

General Information


From Port Angeles, WA take US Highway 101 West for 57 miles. ~ 70 minutes drive time.

From Aberdeen, WA take US Highway 101 North for 107 miles. ~ 2 hours drive time.

USGS Topo Maps:

Reads Hill; Lake Pleasant; Deadman’s Hill; Snider Peak; Indian Pass; Hunger Mtn; Slide Peak; Mount Muller.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Mountain Biking

Areas for Mountain Biking at Forks area

Campground Camping

Areas for Campground Camping at Forks area

RV Camping

Areas for RV Camping at Forks area

River and Stream Fishing

Areas for River and Stream Fishing at Forks area

Interpretive Areas

Areas for Interpretive Areas at Forks area


Areas for Picnicking at Forks area

Boating - Non-Motorized

Areas for Boating - Non-Motorized at Forks area


Areas for Swimming at Forks area

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  • Recreation Passes