Putvin Trail #813


Area Status: Open
Looking back into the Hamma Hamma drainage on the Putvin Trail.

This trail enters Mount Skokomish Wilderness and after 3 miles enters Olympic National Park. The trail is very steep and difficult in places. There are a few campsites scattered along the trail. Once Lake of the Angels is reached, one can find numerous way-trails and paths leading in many different directions.

At a Glance

Permit Info: Overnighters traveling into the Olympic National Park will need a wilderness permit.
Open Season: Late Spring
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply.
Closest Towns: Hoodsport, WA
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Hood Canal Ranger District, Quilcene office

General Information

Directions:

Access from Putvin Trailhead


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Mountain Climbing

Recreation areas with activity Mountain Climbing: There are a few campsites scattered along the trail. Access to more trails and higher alpine areas. See day hiking description.

River and Stream Fishing

Recreation areas with activity River and Stream Fishing:

Day Hiking

Recreation areas with activity Day Hiking: This trail is very steep and difficult in places. Once Lake of the Angels is reached, one can find numerous way-trails and paths leading in many different directions. One scramble trail takes the hiker onto the East slope of Mt. Skokomish; a second climbs the northwest end of the canyon to higher alpine areas.
Difficulty Level: More to Most Difficult

Backpacking

Recreation areas with activity Backpacking: There are a few campsites scattered along the trail. Access to more trails and higher alpine areas. See day hiking description.

Viewing Scenery

Recreation areas with activity Viewing Scenery:

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Highlights

  • Recreation Passes