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Lake Constance


Hike Name: Lake Constance
Location: west WA
Length: 2
Submitted by: Tim Spiller
Date Submitted: 0/0/00
Rating: 5 stars out of 3
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Description
This is a very strenous hike, rising 3200 feet in 2 miles. Making it the steepest hike in the Olympic Mountains. The trail climbs steeply through the forest, while encountering many streams and waterfalls along the way. The trail ends at the 11-acre, Lake Constance. Which is cupped in a glacier bowl at the base of Mount Constance. Spring to late Summer is the best time to attempt this hike, since the trail is covered in snow the majority of the year.

Directions to Hike
From Olympia, Washington, take US 101 north towards Shelton. Continue just north of Brinnon. Turn onto Dosewallips River Road and follow for approximately 13 miles until you reach the parking area. The trail head is 1/4 of a mile from the parking area, up the old service road.

Contact Information
Olympic National Park 360-452-0330

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