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Wagonwheel Lake Trail

 3.3 (4)

3.1 Miles 4.9 Kilometers


48%

Runnable

3,822' 1,165 m

Ascent

-13' -4 m

Descent

24%

Avg Grade (13°)

52%

Max Grade (27°)

4,663' 1,421 m

High

841' 256 m

Low

Shared By Doug Scott

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Steep, steep, and more steep. This trail rewards you with a nice lake in the Olympic Wilderness

Doug Scott

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Runner Notes

This is a perfect training run for anyone looking for serious elevation training. Watch for roots, rocks, slide areas and occasionally hard to locate trail sections.

Description

The Wagonwheel Lake Trail is brutal, and one of the steepest trails in the Olympic National Park. That being said, the trail is quite enjoyable and shows visitors just how rugged the terrain in this park can be. Starting from the Staircase Campground, runners will climb nearly 2,000 feet to Wagonwheel Lake.

While the lake itself isnt amazing, it is home to bobcats, as well as deer and an occasional elk. Make your way up here, sweat a ton, and enjoy knowing you rocked an extremely difficult trail.

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May 13, 2016
Arthur Elias
nice and steep. only saw 2 other people. Some technical spots, but mostly buffed or rock. 6mi

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