Quinault Loop Trail #854


Quinault National Recreation Trail System Vicinity Map

Quinault National Recreation Trail System vicinity map.

Area Status: Open
Along Quinault Loop Trail.

The Quinault Loop, locally known as the Rain Forest Nature Trail or 4 mile loop, has no beginning or ending point. Dense old-growth conifer forest with lush understory of rain forest vegetation. Excellent opportunity to view the Olympic temperate rain forest and Quinault Lake. 1.3 miles along the south shore of Quinault Lake and 2.7 miles are through the temperate rain forest. Points of interest include Cascade Falls, Cedar Bog, and interpretive Quinault Rain Forest Nature Trail

To view all segments of the Quinault National Recreation Trail System and learn more explore the Quinault National Recreation Trail System interactive map

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open year-round.
Open Season: Year-round
Restrictions: Motorized vehicles, mountain bikes, and stock are prohibited.
Closest Towns: Aberdeen, WA
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass is required at Quinault Rain Forest Trailhead.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Pacific Ranger District, Quinault office

General Information

General Notes:

Quinault Loop Trail Information board.  Quinault Loop Trail in fall.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


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