Skyline Primitive Trail
Ecosystem Type: Montane forest, subalpine forest, subalpine meadow
Trail Tread Types: Primitive
General Elevation Trend: steep
Level of Difficulty: Difficult
Distance: 20.1 miles
Elevation Change: 3350 ft. to 5400 ft.
Best Season: Early July through October
Connecting Trails: North Fork Quinault River Trail, Elip Creek Trail, Big Creek Trail, Three Lakes Trail, Irely Lake Trail
Stock: Closed to stock
Leave No Trace: Please Leave No Trace of your stay to help protect park resources and to prevent further camping regulations. Camp only on bare ground.
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 recommended in this area. Do not feed any wild animals!
Safety: Map and compass navigation skills are a must for this trail. Some section are difficult to follow. When traveling on snow, bring an ice axe and know how to use it.