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Dosewallips State Park - Beach Trail

Olympic Peninsula > Hood Canal
47.6906, -122.8965 Map & Directions
Length
0.2 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
0 feet
Highest Point
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Easy
Moody weather from the Beach Trail. Photo by hikingchungs. Full-size image
  • Good for kids
  • Coast

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Accessible only at low-tide, this trail (called the North Tidal Area Trail on the Dosewallips State Park map) is a short, gravelled trail that meanders along the north end of the beach at the state park. While this trail is quite short, and only accessible during a limited time, there are 10 total miles of trail in the state park, found across Highway 101 and departing from the camping area. If you want a longer hike, try the Steam Donkey or the Maple Valley trail. Continue reading

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Hiking Dosewallips State Park - Beach Trail

Accessible only at low-tide, this trail (called the North Tidal Area Trail on the Dosewallips State Park map) is a short, gravelled trail that meanders along the north end of the beach at the state park.

While this trail is quite short, and only accessible during a limited time, there are 10 total miles of trail in the state park, found across Highway 101 and departing from the camping area. If you want a longer hike, try the Steam Donkey or the Maple Valley trail.

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Dosewallips State Park - Beach Trail

Map & Directions

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Co-ordinates: 47.6906, -122.8965 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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Getting There

The beach trail head is located just outside the Dosewallips State Park on the east side of Hwy 101. Coming from Quilcene traveling southbound, the trailhead entrance is on the left just a tenth of a mile before you cross the Dosewallips bridge. Coming from the Hoodsport area northbound, cross the bridge, and the trailhead entrance is on the right after a tenth of a mile.

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Olympic Peninsula > Hood Canal

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