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Seattle: Sol Duc Falls Loop

This romantic 6.1-miler follows Lovers Lane Trail to four waterfalls and countless cool swimming holes set in the deep forests of Olympic National Park.

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Trail Facts

  • Distance: 10.1

Waypoints

SDF001

Location: 47.9696006774902, -123.866317749023

Trailhead located on W side of parking lot; turn L onto Lovers Lane

SDF002

Location: 47.9696655273438, -123.86661529541

Turn L @ Y; trek into mossy old-growth forest

SDF003

Location: 47.9643173217773, -123.862297058105

Rapids roar down the Soleduck River on L

SDF004

Location: 47.9531021118164, -123.848495483398

Two girthy firs bookend the trail

SDF005

Location: 47.9472274780273, -123.833679199219

Bridge over unnamed falls. Side trip: Walk up small creek to Hidden Lake

SDF006

Location: 47.9508285522461, -123.827186584473

Test your balance on the long tree bridge over small falls

SDF007

Location: 47.9509925842285, -123.821838378906

Unnamed falls across the Soleduck pours into a large pool

SDF008

Location: 47.95068359375, -123.821083068848

L @ T; quick view of Sol Duc Falls

SDF009

Location: 47.9516181945801, -123.820083618164

Turn L after bridge over Sol Duc Falls; ideal picnic spot and photo op ahead

SDF010

Location: 47.9535827636719, -123.833000183105

L @ fork onto River Trail

SDF011

Location: 47.9668350219727, -123.858451843262

Continue on trail behind amphitheater

SDF012

Location: 47.969482421875, -123.863166809082

Turn L over bridge to parking lot