Lower South Fork Skokomish Trail Horseback Riding

The 13th most popular equestrian trail in Washington.

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 13th most popular horse trail of all 32 horseback rides in Washington.

Lower South Fork Skokomish Trail Horseback Riding Map

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Local Contact(s):  ONF (360) 877-5254; WA Tourism (800) 544-1800.

Recommended Book:  "Horsemans Guide To Washington" from John Wolcott

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  LeBar Horse Camp, Hoodsport

Luxury Loding:  None

Breakfast Restaurant:  Hoodsport Inn; Willows Cafe, Hoodsport

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/olympic/

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Date Updated:  8/4/2016

ID:  14939

Lower South Fork Skokomish Trail Horseback Riding Map

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