North Fork Quinault River Trail
Ecosystem Type: Temperate rainforest, montane forest, subalpine forest, subalpine meadow
Trail Tread Types: Well maintained
General Elevation Trend: Moderate
Level of Difficulty: Moderate
Distance: 16.1 miles
Elevation Change: 500 ft. to 3600 ft.
Best Season: Early Summer through October
Connecting Trails: Elwha River Trail, Skyline Primitive Trail, Martin's Park Primitive Trail, Elwha Basin
Primitive Trail, Elip Creek Trail, Big Creek Trail, Three Lakes Trail, Irely Lake 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 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:When traveling on snow, bring an ice axe and know how to use it.