Badger Valley, Grand Pass Loop
Olympic National Park
13.6 km loop.
Obstruction Point Trailhead: ( 44 km from Saanich Hall, 12 km on logging roads, ferry required). Drive south on Blanshard St for 4.9km to Belleville St. Follow this for about 1km to the ferry terminal. Take the ferry to Port Angeles. From the ferry terminal take North Laurel south to East 1st Street, turn left onto East 1st and drive to South Race Street. Turn right and follow South Race past the Olympic National Park Visitors Center. Turn right on Hurricane Ridge Road and drive to the summit (27.9 km from start of road) take Obstruction Point Road (a narrow dirt road with steep drop offs) east 12.1 km to Obstruction Point.
Access restrictions: Snow may preclude access into early July or, in severe snow years, the beginning of August. Check with Olympic National Park (information line - (360) 565-3130 or Wilderness Information Center - (360) 565-3100).
|Backpack||Moderate.||Best from late June thru late September.|
|Dayhike||3 boot (moderate).||Best from late June thru late September.|
|Grand Lake||1445 meters||
||Water is plentiful.|