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Lyre Conservation Area

Olympic Peninsula > Northern Coast
48.1473, -123.8235 Map & Directions
2.5 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
235 feet
Highest Point
180 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Wide trail in the forest at the Lyre Conservation Area. Photo by ejain. Full-size image
  • Wildlife
  • Good for kids
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Coast

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A lovely protected space on a half-mile of beach along the Strait of Juan de Fuca. This area is just 20 miles west of Port Angeles -- perfect for a picnic or a short day trip. Continue reading

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Hiking Lyre Conservation Area

Situated right on the Strait of Juan de Fuca, The Lyre Conservation Area is a 280-acre property just east of the Lyre River.

An estuary at the mouth of the Lyre River, this Conservation Area features the estuary at the mouth of the Lyre River, this area provides habitat for salmon, migratory and resident birds and other wildlife. Bring your little ones for an easy walk through upland forest and a lesson in the importance of habitat for the survival of Washington's native species.

Lyre Conservation Area

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 48.1473, -123.8235 Open in Google Maps

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WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

Getting There

From Port Angeles, drive west for three miles on Hwy 101, then turn right onto Hwy 112. Continue about 14 miles, then turn right on Reynold Road. This road dead-ends, but look for a small parking area on the left side of the road, less than half a mile from your turn off.

Park here, then walk north on the road to two locked gates. To get to the beach, turn left at the two gates and walk west down the road for about 1 mile.

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Olympic Peninsula > Northern Coast

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