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Aurora Ridge

Olympic Peninsula


Olympic Peninsula -- Northern Coast
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16.8 miles, roundtrip


Gain: 2500 ft.
Highest Point: 5000 ft.


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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

National Park Pass

This is a long ridge hike with views over Lake Crescent and the surrounding mountains.

This hike begins at the trailhead on the Sol Duc and quickly starts to gain elevation. There is water at Eagle Lake (5.5) miles. Depending on the time of the season there may or may not be water beyond this spot.


Aurora Ridge

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 48.0536, -123.9893 Open map in new window


Olympic Peninsula -- Northern Coast

Aurora Ridge (#46)

Olympic National Park

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Guidebooks & Maps

Olympic Mountains Trail Guide by Robert Wood

Olympic National Park Trail Illustrated Map- National Geographic

Buy the Green Trails Seven Lakes Basin/Mt Olympus Climbing No. 133S map

Getting There

Driving west on Highway 101 from Port Angeles. Drive past Lake Crescent and turn left on the Sol Due. You will need a park pass in the summer. Approximately 2 miles past the entrance of the Sol Duc the trail head parking is on the left. Room for about five vehicles. 

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

National Park Pass

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