Lake Quinault Lodge

Area Status: Open
Quinalt Lodge

A grand and rustic lodge built in 1926 in the heart of the Quinault Rain Forest among ancient Sitka spruce, Douglas fir, western red cedar, and western hemlocks, on the south shore of Lake Quinault. The two-story historic lodge was built in the mid-20s and has welcomed thousands of visitors from all over the world including President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the early 1930s.

A restaurant, gift shop, indoor swimming pool, sauna, game room and small conference room are available.

Nearby trails make it easy to explore the temperate rain forest found on the western side of the Peninsula. The Quinault National Recreation Trail System adjacent to the lodge on the south shore of Lake Quinault contains many family friendly hiking options to explore this unique ecosystem. To view segments of the trail and learn more explore the Quinault National Recreation Trail System interactive map

Quinault Lodge lawn. Inside Quinault Lodge. Quinault Lodge lawn and Quinault Loop Trail information board. Quinault lodge lawn to beach. Lodge visitors can enjoy the beautiful Quinault Lake in many different ways..

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Call (888)-896-3818 or visit: for more information
Reservations: Reservations are recommended. Call (888)-896-3818 or visit:
Fees: Price and capacity varies by room and season.
Open Season: Year-round
Closest Towns: Aberdeen, WA
Water: Yes
Restroom: Flush Toilets
Operated By: Aramark
Information Center: Pacific Ranger District, Quinault office (360) 288 2525

General Information


There are two ADA accessible rooms available in the Lakeside Building. Wheelchair Accessible rooms offer ground-floor access, a queen bed and access bars in the bathroom.

The downstairs area of the main lodge including the Roosevelt Restaurant is accessible to wheelchairs.

Recreation opportunity: The nearby Rain Forest Nature Trail is barrier free for the first 850 feet. A gravel surface with some variations in grade, this trail is an excellent opportunity to view the temperate rainforest.

General Notes:

Lakeshore Trail from Lake Quinault Lodge to Willaby Campground:

Quinault Lakeshore Trail from the Lodge to Willaby Campground and the Quinault Rain Forest Nature Trail #855.



From Aberdeen, WA travel north on US Highway 101 for 45 miles to the junction of South Shore Road. Turn right (east) and drive 2 miles to Quinault Lake Lodge.

View a lodge facility map (.pdf)

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Cabin Rentals

31 rooms available in lodge, 16 fireplace units, 36 new lakeside units and 9 annex units.

Day Hiking

Walk trails along the south shore of Quinault Lake and deep into the Olympic temperate rain forest. Majestic confers, lush understory of ferns, moss, flowers and shrubs surround beautiful Quinault Lake creating a spectacular setting to have a very relaxing vacation. The Quinault Rain Forest Nature Trail is a short 1/2 mile loop trail with many signs interpreting the fascinating features of the temperate rain forest. From the lodge, the nature trail can be reached by hiking the Quinault National Recreation Trail or by driving south on the South Shore Quinault Lake Road for a short 1-mile distance to the trailhead.

Viewing Plants

The lodge is in the heart of the Quinault Rain Forest (temperate rain forest) which is home to a variety of lush Rain Forest plant species.

Viewing Scenery

Interpretive Areas

See day hiking description.

Visitor Centers

The two-story historic lodge was built in the mid-20s and has welcomed thousands of visitors from all over the world including President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the early 1930s.


Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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