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Anderson Pass

Olympic Peninsula

A variety of different loop routes in this area pass through Anderson Pass, making it a well-travelled revolving door in the mountainous terrain of the Olympics. Continue reading

Location

Olympic Peninsula -- Hood Canal
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Length

Elevation

Highest Point: 4480 ft.

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  • Mountain views
  • Wildlife
  • Dogs not allowed
  • Lakes
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Northwest Forest Pass

Anderson Pass is an important point in the intersecting trail network located in the southeast corner of Olympic National Park. The East Fork Quinault River Trail and the West Fork Dosewallips Trail both pass over Anderson Pass. The most direct route to Anderson Pass is via the West Fork Dosewallips River. The O’neill Pass Trail and the LaCrosse Pass Trail branch off from either side of the pass.

A variety of different loop routes in this area pass through Anderson Pass, making it a well-travelled revolving door in the mountainous terrain of the Olympics.

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Anderson Pass

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.6961, -123.3265 Open in Google Maps

Trailhead

Olympic Peninsula -- Hood Canal

Olympic National Park

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Getting There

The most direct route to Anderson Pass is via the Dosewallips Trail then the West Fork Dosewallips Trail. Start at the Dosewallips River Road. From Quilcene, drive south on Highway 101 for 11 miles to Brinnon, turning right at milepost 306 onto Dosewallips Road. From Shelton, drive north on US 101 for 41 miles and turn left, 1 mile beyond Dosewallips State Park. Proceed 8.5 miles to the new vehicle road end. Parking is on the roadside and can be backed up considerably. No toilets available.

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Northwest Forest Pass
 

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