Lower South Fork Skokomish Trail Horseback Riding
The 16th most popular equestrian trail in Washington.
Sunday 7 August 2016 04:08 GMT
Northwest of Olympia and Shelton, the spectacular Lower South Fork Skokomish Trail (#873/10 mi) is an excellent ride through lowland old-growth forest with abundant wildlife and lowland wildflowers. NOTE: Trail can be muddy during periods of heavy rain.
To reach the horseback riding trailhead, follow Travel Hwy 101 to the Skokomish Valley Road, 7 miles north of Shelton and 7 miles south of Hoodsport. Turn west on the Valley road and drive about 5 mi. to the junction with FS Rd. #23. Turn right and proceed for 9.0 mi. to FS Rd #2353. Turn right onto FS Rd. #2353 and drive 1.2 mi. to the trailhead.
Overall, Lower South Fork Skokomish Trail is the 16th most popular horse trail of all 32 horseback rides in Washington. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Lower South Fork Skokomish Trail including Mount Muller Trail, Duckabush Trail, Dungeness Trail / Gold Creek Trail, Lower Big Quilcene Trail, Sadie Creek Trail and Foothills Trail.