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Map of the Olympic Discovery Trail

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Olympic Discovery Trail

Olympic Discovery Trail Washington map area

Olympic Discovery Trail

LENGTH:

130-mile route with 69 miles (of separate sections of trails)

SURFACE:

paved

COMMUNITIES:

Port Angeles, Carlsborg, Sequim, Blyn, Port Townsend

HIGHLIGHTS:

dense evergreen forests, lakes, views across Strait of Juan de Fuco to Victoria, BC, rural communities, Sequim Bay, Port Townsend Bay

RELATED LINKS:

Bellingham

Everett

Seattle

Regional Trails

The Olympic Discovery Trail, ODT, is a 130-mile long system of paved pathways along with designated roadways that travels across the north end of the Olympic Peninsula to the northwest of Seattle in Northwest Washington.The route of the combined trail and road system spans between the Pacific Ocean and Port Townsend.

There are 69-miles of several separate sections of paved pathways that travel through dense evergreen forests, go past Lake Crescent and travel along the waterfront of the Strait of Juan de Fuco with views across to Victoria, British Columbia in Canada. Other sections travel alongside Sequim Bay and Port Townsend Bay. The Olympic Discovery Trail will eventually consist of 126.2 miles of paved pathways.

The trail offers a marvelous way to experience the natural areas of the Olympic Peninsula. This region of Washington is teaming with wildlife and has dense evergreen forests, beaches and picturesque villages along the waterfront. The trails use historic trestle railroad bridges and many sections are located away from traffic. Other sections of the developed trail travel through the various towns, running adjacent to marinas, shops, parks and residential areas.

Conditions

The various separate sections of pathways for the Olympic Discovery Trail are paved. The trails are open for bike riding, walking and running. Some areas have an adjacent soft-surfaced pathway for horseback riding.

Communities

The Olympic Discovery Trail goes past the following communities: Port Angeles, Carlsborg, Sequim, Blyn and Port Townsend

Points of Interest

The Olympic Discovery Trail goes past the following points of interest:

Lake Crescent
Elwha River
Ediz Hook
Valley Creek Estuary Park
Port Angeles City Pier
Feiro Marine Life Center
Port Angeles Auto and Passenger Ferry Terminal
Robin Hill Farm County Park
Railroad Bridge across the Dungeness River
Dungeness River Audubon Center
Sequim High School
Carrie Blake Park
Sequim Bay State Park
Port Townsend Marina

Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Olympic Discovery Trail in Northwestern Washington.

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