Silver Lake, Trail Map, Mount Townsend Trailhead, Olympic National Park, Washington

Silver Lake - 10.4 Miles

Olympic National Park




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1: N47 51.368 W123 02.157 — 0.0 miles: Mount Townsend Trailhead - 3,250'
2: N47 51.517 W123 02.296 — 0.5 miles: Aggressive switchbacks up mountainside
3: N47 51.653 W123 02.412 — 0.9 miles: Enter Buckhorn Wilderness - 4,010'
4: N47 51.614 W123 03.140 — 1.5 miles: Breaks in forest reveal southeastern views
5: N47 51.673 W123 03.189 — 2.0 miles: Continue switchbacks - view quality increasing
6: N47 51.468 W123 03.457 — 2.6 miles: Camp Windy - 5,195'
7: N47 51.551 W123 03.525 — 2.9 miles: Turn left at unmarked trail split
8: N47 51.445 W123 03.736 — 3.15 miles: Cross ridge into Silver Creek Valley - 5,645'
9: N47 51.335 W123 03.759 — 3.5 miles: Descending east wall of valley
10: N47 51.206 W123 03.875 — 4.0 miles: Trail crosses valley floor
11: N47 51.003 W123 03.985 — 4.5 miles: Trail bottoms out - begins ascent to lake
12: N47 50.832 W123 04.099 — 5.0 miles: Final push south up the west side of valley
13: N47 50.689 W123 04.235 — 5.2 miles: Silver Lake (5,375')