Permits/Reservations: Wilderness Camping Permits are required for all overnight hikes and can be obtained at the (WIC) in Port Angeles. Reservations are recommended for trips between May 1 and September 30 as permits are limited.
Food Storage Method: All food, garbage and scented items must be stored in park approved bear canisters in the Sol Duc River/High Divide/7 Lakes Basin Loop area including all camps adjacent to and enclosed by the Deer Lake Trail, High Divide Trail, and Sol Duc River Trail (High Divide Loop), and adjacent camps along the Mink Lake Trail, East High Divide Trail, and Cat Basin area.
Campsites: Sol Duc Park, Heart Lake, Lunch Lake Deer Lake and a few others. See Map. Camping is in designated sites only. Major camp area maps.
Toilet Facilities: Sol Duc Park, Heart Lake, Lunch Lake Deer Lake; elsewhere bury waste 6-8" 200 ft from water sources and campsites. Please pack out toilet paper.
Water Source: Sol Duc River and nearby streams and lakes. Always boil, filter or chemically treat your drinking water to prevent Giardia.
Stock: Camping is allowed in designated stock camps only. See Stock Use.