Dungeness area


Lower Gray Wolf River is near the Dungeness Forks Campground

The Dungeness area, on the northeast corner of the Olympic Peninsula, is the driest part of the forest. From the Dungeness River Basin to the heights of Buckhorn Wilderness this area provides access to easy day-hiking opportunities through groves of ancient conifers along the scenic Gray Wolf and Dungeness Rivers.

At a Glance

Closest Towns: Sequim, Quilcene
Information Center: Hood Canal Ranger District, Quilcene office

General Information


From Quilcene, WA follow US Highway 101 North for 19 miles and continue on US-101 West for 6.5 miles. Turn left onto Louella Road and travel 1 mile, turn left on Palo Alto Road and travel 6 miles. Turn right on to Forest Service Road 2880.  ~40 minute drive time.

From Port Angeles, WA continue on US Highway 101 East for 12.2 miles. Turn right onto Taylor Cut Off Road and continue for about 2.5 miles onto Lost Mountain Rd. travel about 2.5 miles & turn left on Slab Camp Road. Slab Camp Road becomes Forest Road 2870 in about 1 mile.  ~40 minute drive time.

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