Bailey Range Mountains in Washington

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Bailey Range

The Bailey Range is located in the Olympic National Forest between the Pacific Ocean and Mount Olympus. While hikers don’t need to be expert climbers to traverse the Bailey Range, the hike is long and steep. Read More

  • The Bailey Range is a series of tall peaks in the heart of Olympic National Park 
  • The range can be entered by the Sol Duc and North Fork Quinault trailheads 
  • Dramatic Views of nature and wildlife make it worth the trek

What can I see and do on the Bailey Range? 

  • Climbing: Traversing the Bailey Range can be a rewarding experience for expert climbers. There are breathtaking views of snow capped mountains, lush valleys, and basin lakes. Trail entrances to the range include the Sol Duc trailhead and the North Fork Quinault trailhead. In the summer the range is a great place to spot bald eagles and bright sunflowers. 
  • Camping: Sleep in the clouds! It can take a week or more to complete the Bailey Range hike. Purchase a wilderness camping permit at any Ranger Station or Visitors Center before you take off. Campfires are not permitted on this and any hike above 3,500 feet.

Where is the Bailey Range?

The Bailey Range is located in the heart of Olympic National Park.

When is Bailey Range open?

While the Bailey Range is typically open year round, snow and ice do make the trail difficult from October-May.

How much does the Bailey Range cost?

There is an entrance fee to the park and a nightly camping permit. To see what the current prices are and how to pay fees, please check Olympic National Park’s page: http://www.nps.gov/olym/planyourvisit/wilderness-trip-planner.htm

Who can I call if I have more questions?

(360) 288-0232

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