North Fork Sol Duc Trail
Ecosystem Type: Old-growth forest, montane forest
Trail Tread Types: Primitive
General Elevation Trend: mild
Level of Difficulty: Difficult
Distance: 9.3 miles
Elevation Change: 1600 ft. to 2800 ft.
Best Season: Early July through October
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 camping regulations. Camp in established or bare ground sites only.
Fires: Fires are not allowed above 3,500 feet.
Wildlife Precautions: Save the Bears! Please learn how to properly secure your food to protect bears and yourself. Do not feed any wild animals!
Safety:The bridge over the first river crossing is washed out. A ford of the river is necessary and may be difficult or impossible due to snow melt or heavy rains. When traveling on snow, bring an ice axe and know how to use it.