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Lower Big Quilcene Trail

Olympic National Park, WA
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Duncan Big Cedar Tree - Dying

This is one of the last standing of the truly big red cedar trees in the Olympic forest - off the... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
noworries2000
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Federal Way, Washington
Worth the visit

I loved this trail. Be sure to stop into the ranger's station to get maps and directions. They are... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
DoloresJacoby
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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Trail that extends 6.2 miles through typical northwest forest along the Big Quilcene River, recommended for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
13 Nov 2016
“Duncan Big Cedar Tree - Dying”
31 Jul 2016
“Worth the visit”
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Olympic National Park, WA
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

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...More

Thank noworries2000
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.

1  Thank DoloresJacoby
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...More

Thank LeslieOSeattle
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.

Thank paper_monkE
Reviewed 29 October 2011

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

Thank Beth K
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...More

1  Thank Travel8818
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