Grand Pass Trail
Ecosystem Type: Alpine tundra, subalpine meadow and forest
Trail Tread Types: maintained
General Elevation Trend: moderate to steep
Backcountry Permits: Required - Obtain at Wilderness Information Center in Port Angeles. Permits are limited between May 1 and September 30. Reservations are recommended.
Camping: Camping is allowed only in designated sites.
Level of Difficulty: moderate
Distance: 7.4 miles
Elevation Change: 6100 ft. to 4150 ft.
Best Season: Early July through October
Connecting Trails: Badger Valley Primitive Trail,Cameron Creek Trail, Cameron Pass Trail, Obstruction Point/Deer Park Trail
Stock: Open to stock - see regulations
Leave No Trace: Please Leave No Trace of your stay to help protect park resources and to prevent further damage.
Camping regulations: Camp on bare ground only. Vegetation is very fragile.
Camping: Camping is allowed only in designated sites between Obstruction Point and Grand Pass including Badger Valley. Sites are located at Grand Lake, Moose Lake and Gladys Lake. Permits are limited between May 1 and September 30. Reservations can be made up to 30 days in advance by calling the WIC at (360) 565- 3100.
Fires: Campfires are not allowed in this area.
Wildlife Precautions: Save the Bears! Secure your food, garbage and scented items from all wildlife 24 hours a day to protect bears and yourself. Do not feed any wild animals! Bear canisters recommended in this area. Bear wires are located at Grand Lake, Moose Lake and Gladys Lake.
Safety: When traveling on snow, bring an ice axe and know how to use it.