Sol Duc River Trail
Ecosystem Type: Montane forest, subalpine forest, subalpine meadow
Trail Tread Types: Well maintained
General Elevation Trend: Moderate
Level of Difficulty: Moderate
Distance: 7.2 miles
Elevation Change: 2000 ft. to 4800 ft.
Best Season: Late June through October
Connecting Trails: High Divide Trail, Deer Lake Trail, Cat Basin Primitive Trail, Little Divide Trail, Mink Lake Trail
Stock: Open to stock - camp in designated stock camps only.
Leave No Trace: Please Leave No Trace of your stay to help protect park resources and to prevent further camping regulations. Camp in designated sites only. Avoid revegetation areas.
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. Bear Resistant Food Containers are receommeded for some areas of the Sol Duc/Seven Lakes Basin area. Where available, use "bear wires" to hang unattended food. Where not available, hang food 12 feet above ground, 10 feet from the tree trunk. Always carry 75 to 100 feet of lightweight rope. Do not feed any wild animals!
Safety: When traveling on snow, bring an ice axe and know how to use it.