Mt. Walker

3.7/5 (12 reviews)
Mt. Walker is a must stop if you want a leisurely drive to one of the tallest mountain peaks closest to the Hood Canal. 100-year-old Douglas fir trees cover the thriving mountain, which was once burned down by a fire. An abundance of songbirds can be seen and heard from the Mt. Walker viewpoints as ...Read More
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Highlights of Mt. Walker

Altitude Category IconAltitude
Scenic Category IconScenic
Highest Elevation
2803 ft
Shape of Trail
Out & Back
Typically Open
04/01 - 11/01
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
2730
Nearest Town
Quilcene
Nearest Services
Quilcene
Management Agency
United States Forest Service
District
Olympic National Forest

Overview

Mt. Walker is a must stop if you want a leisurely drive to one of the tallest mountain peaks closest to the Hood Canal. 100-year-old Douglas fir trees cover the thriving mountain, which was once burned down by a fire. An abundance of songbirds can be seen and heard from the Mt. Walker viewpoints as well as other birds, such as hawks, owls and grouse. In the distance,​ major metropolitan areas can be seen. Everett is 33 miles away to the north and seen from the north viewpoint; Seattle, 28 miles to the west as seen from the south viewpoint and Tacoma is 39 miles away, also seen from the south viewpoint.

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

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5 Waypoints
17 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
12 Community Reviews
1 Video
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