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Ned Hill

Olympic Peninsula

Location

Olympic Peninsula -- Northern Coast
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Length

2.2 miles, roundtrip

Elevation

Gain: 900 ft.
Highest Point: 3469 ft.

Rating

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Here's a good training hike to the site of a former fire lookout. You'll get a workout in heading through the tangle of salal, Oregon grape, and imposing rhododendrons. There's not much of a view from the top anymore, as it hasn't been used as a lookout in decades, but it's still worth a visit if you need a leg-stretcher or you're in the area. 

 

Ned Hill

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.9680, -123.1877 Open map in new window

Trailhead

Olympic Peninsula -- Northern Coast

Ned Hill (#837)

Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District

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Guidebooks & Maps

Day Hiking: Olympic Peninsula (Romano - Mountaineers Books)

Custom Correct Buckhorn Wilderness

Buy the Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S map

Getting There

Drive 2.5 miles west on Highway 101 from Sequim. Turn left onto Taylor Cutoff Road, and drive 2.6 miles, then turn right onto Lost Mountain Road. 

Drive another 2.6 miles, and then turn left onto FR 2870. Continue on this dirt road for 1 mile, entering Olympic National Park, and then turning right at a junction with FR 2875. Drive this wide road for 3.5 miles to the Slab Camp trailhead, and follow it as the road bends left, following FR 2878 for another half mile mile to the trailhead on your right. There is limited parking here; shoot for the left shoulder, just east of the trailhead.

 

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