The Colonel Bob Trail gains over 4,200 feet in 7.2 miles to the summit of Colonel Bob. Mukley Trail Shelter is four miles from the trailhead; the junction with Pete's Creek Trail #858 is a mile and a half farther. The trail ascends through old-growth conifer forest with a lush understory of rainforest vegetation and leads to panoramic views of Quinault Lake.

 
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Expert Review of Colonel Bob Trail

Parks and Outdoors Review of Colonel Bob Trail

Away Travel Expert: Jeremy Pataky
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ParksExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Birding,Camping
Parks and OutdoorsExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Primitive camping space is available at the Mulkey Shelter and at Moonshine Flats. Plan to treat your drinking water and pack out whatever you pack in.
  • An overnight trip is the best way to hike the entire trail. The lower stretch of trail, though, makes for excellent day hiking. The trail is well-maintained.

Address:
Small trailhead on South Shore Rd.
Quinalt, Washington
Price: Free


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Price Information: Free
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