Wynoochee Lakeshore Trailhead - Tacoma Power Dam


Wynoochee Lake Shore Trail map

Wynoochee Lake Shore Trail #878 Map.

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Area Status: Open

Provides access to: Wynoochee Lake Shore Trail #878 at the Tacoma Power Dam at Wynoochee Lake.  

Do not walk across the dam to reach the trailhead on the east side of the lake. You will need to walk on the road bridge to cross the Wynoochee River to access the east side of the lake.

At a Glance

Fees: No fee
Usage: Light-Medium
Closest Towns: Montesano, WA
Information Center: Hood Canal Ranger District - Quilcene

General Information


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, which turns into the Boundary Road. Drive 8.8 miles, make a right turn onto Cougar-Smith Road and drive about 5.5 miles to Forest Service Road #22. Turn right on Forest Service Road #22 and drive 15 miles on Forest Service Road #22 to a major intersection. Turn left, stay on Forest Road 22. Park at the Wynoochee Dam.

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