Duckabush Trail Horseback Riding
The 18th most popular equestrian trail in Washington.
Saturday 23 July 2016 04:09 GMT
Northwest of Olympia, Hoodsport and Duckabush, the 6.7 mile Duckabush Trail (#803) is a challenging horseback ride through old growth forest beyond Big Hump with numerous campsites along the river; fishing, horseback riding and wildlife observation. Trailhead facilities include: stock unloading area, toilet, trailhead register, and permit box for Olympic National Park overnight permits. Nearest potable water is at Collins Campground during camping season. The total elevation gain is from 270 feet to 1750.
To reach the trailhead, Travel Hwy 101 to Duckabush Recreation Area - FS Road #2510 (22 mi. north of Hoodsport). Follow this road for 6 mi. to FS Road #2510-060 and trailhead.
Overall, Duckabush Trail is the 18th most popular horse trail of all 32 horseback rides in Washington. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Duckabush Trail including Mount Muller Trail, Dungeness Trail / Gold Creek Trail, Sadie Creek Trail, Foothills Trail, Lower Big Quilcene Trail and Lower South Fork Skokomish Trail.