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Ira Spring Wetland

Olympic Peninsula

Location

Olympic Peninsula -- Pacific Coast
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Length

2.9 miles, roundtrip

Elevation

Gain: 300 ft.
Highest Point: 400 ft.

Rating

4.00 out of 5

 
WTA worked here: 2019
 

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

Northwest Forest Pass
 
 

Discover the true beauty of the Bogachiel Rain Forest on the Ira Spring Wetland trail. This short trail will take you on a loop through a fern forest and around a large wetland. It makes and excellent short hike or a fun side trip from the Bogachiel River trail.

While leashed dogs are allowed in on the Ira Wetland trail, they are NOT allowed in the Olympic National Park, the boundary of which is 1.6 miles along the Bogachiel River trail.

WTA volunteer crews have been working on improving the drainage issues and doing general maintenance on this lovely route.

 

Ira Spring Wetland

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.8815, -124.2772 Open map in new window

Trailhead

Olympic Peninsula -- Pacific Coast

Ira Spring Trail (#825.1), Bogachiel River (#825)

Olympic National Forest, Pacific Ranger District

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Guidebooks & Maps

Day Hiking: Olympic Peninsula 2nd Ed. (Romano - Mountaineers Books)

Bogachiel Rain Forest Trail System: https://bit.ly/2Wj4cjL

Getting There

From Forks take US Highway 101 south for 5 miles. Turn left onto Undi Road, directly opposite from Bogachiel State Park. Drive 2 miles until the ‘Dead End’ sign. Turn left onto the bypass road, following signs for the Bogachiel trailhead. The bypass is about 2 miles long.

Come upon Undi Road once again, and turn left. Continue on Undi Road for 2 more miles until its end at the Bogachiel Trailhead, about 11 miles from Forks.

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

Northwest Forest Pass
 

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