Flapjack Lakes Trail
Ecosystem Type: Subalpine meadow, montane forest
Trail Tread Types: maintained
General Elevation Trend: fairly steep
Backcountry Permits: Required for overnight trips - Permits are limited between May 1 and September 30.
Reservations are recommended. Permits must be obtained either at the WIC in Port Angeles or the Staircase Ranger Station during business hours between May 1 and Sept. 30.
Camping: Camp only in designated sites at Flapjack Lakes.
Level of Difficulty: moderate
Distance: 4.0 miles
Elevation Change: 785 ft. to 3900 ft.
Best Season: July through October
Connecting Trails: North Fork Skokomish River Trail, Gladys Divide Trail
Stock: Closed to stock
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.
Fires: Fires are not allowed above 3,500 feet.
Wildlife Precautions: Save the Bears! Please properly secure your food to protect bears and yourself. Do not feed any wild animals! Food, garbage and scented items must be secured from all wildlife 24 hours a day. Bear wires are located at Flapjack Lakes.
Safety: When traveling on snow, bring an ice axe and know how to use it.