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Address: Olympic National Park, WA
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Trail that extends 6.2 miles through typical northwest forest along the Big...

Trail that extends 6.2 miles through typical northwest forest along the Big Quilcene River, recommended for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding.

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I loved this trail. Be sure to stop into the ranger's station to get maps and directions. They are extremely helpful and you'll understand the lay of the land better from looking... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 August 2016
DoloresJacoby
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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Federal Way, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the last standing of the truly big red cedar trees in the Olympic forest - off the beaten path, it is labeled as the world's largest. You need to drive about 15 miles out forest service roads (half of which are dirt/gravel) to reach the tree. It is clearly dying - there is some remaining green... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I loved this trail. Be sure to stop into the ranger's station to get maps and directions. They are extremely helpful and you'll understand the lay of the land better from looking at the topographical maps.

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Seattle
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71 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014 via mobile

This trail is my new favorite for hikes in the Olympic peninsula that are within an hour of a Seattle ferry. It has a very gradual and small elevation change (700 ft ish) over the 5+ miles in. The bridgework mentioned in other reviews is done and they are lovely and complement the area. We even saw a bear in... More 

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Olympic National Park, Washington
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2012

Usually makes a beautiful winter hike along a river, but unfortunately all three bridges are being worked on and the trail will not re-open till April.

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El Dorado, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2011

Very beautiful and amazing to see those huge big red cedar trees.

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Nuevo Casas Grandes, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2011

We did the Lower Big Quilcene Trail three weeks ago. After a trip there previously in the car to just scope out the area, we were ready to go back and see what the eastern part of the Olympic range had to offer in terms of mtn. biking. Since I ride a mtn. bike from 1986 w/o any shocks, a... More 

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