112. Parking just westbound off south
side of highway.
Cross under powerlines, motorcycle
Follows old road before turning right across clearcut and into forest. Climbs through
forest for 3/4 mile.
Motorcycle barrier (cut through log). Turn left on old road.
1.2 Join CCC (3C) Road. Built by the
Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930's, this was the original
route west from the Elwha River. Cross the road and follow new
trail which climbs slowly to the south through old clearcuts.
2.0 Bridge over small stream (reliable water).
This was built by the Sheriff's Chain Gang in 2008.
2.4 Start section along steep hillside with
views over Lake Aldwell and across to Highway 101. Large rocks had
to be blasted or moved to build this section.
2.9 Cross old road. Trail continues ahead, or
follow road downhill 100 yards to rejoin CCC Road.
road. Turn left and rejoin CCC Road, turn right to follow trail on
3.3 Road to right. Continue straight.
3.9 Reliable water source from culvert
under road. Must be filtered or purified. Within a tenth of a mile
is an overlook south to the Elwha Valley and Indian Creek.