Hiking The Wynoochee Lakeshore Trail
The 23rd most popular hiking trail in Washington.
Thursday 21 July 2016 03:05 GMT
The Wynoochee Lakeshore Trail is an 13 mile hiking loop around Wynoochee Lake through dense forests of western hemlock and douglas fir. Theres no bridge over the Wynoochee River at the north end, so be prepared to ford -- It can get seriously deep.
The hiking trailhead is located at the Wynoochee Lake Picnic Area. From Route 12 in Montesano, turn north on Wynoochee Valley Road (1 mi. west of Montesano) and drive approximately 35 miles on the Wynoochee Valley Road (FS Rd #22) to a major intersection. Turn left. Staying on FS Rd. #22, drive a short distance and turn right on FS Rd. #2294. Drive approximately one mile to the entrance of the Coho Campground. The Wynoochee Lake Shore Trail starts on the north side of Coho Campground.
Overall, Wynoochee Lakeshore Trail is the 23rd most popular hiking trail of all 56 hikes in Washington. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Wynoochee Lakeshore Trail including Mount Rose Trail, Duckabush Trail, Dry Creek Trail, Lower South Fork Skokomish Trail, Jupiter Ridge Trail and Mount Muller TrailDungeness Trail - Gold Creek Trail.