High Divide Loop (7 Lakes Basin)
General Location: 15 miles south of Lake Crescent.
Ecosystem type: Old-growth forest, subalpine meadow, subalpine lake basin, montane forest
Permits/Reservations: Camping is limited year round, Obtain permits at the Wilderness Information Center in Port Angeles during business hours. Reservations are recommended between May 1 and September 30, during the reservation season, 50% of campsites can be reserved.
Food Storage Method: All food, garbage and scented items must be stored in park-approved bear canisters in the Sol Duc/High Divide/Seven 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.
Camping limits are in place for all areas in the Sol Duc/Seven Lakes Basin, Cat Basin & Swimming Bear Lake, Mink Lake, Little Divide, and Hoh Lake/C.B Flats. Camping is permitted in designated sites only. Group sites are located at Sevenmile Camp, Sol Duc Park, Deer Lake, and at C.B. Flats along the Hoh Lake Trail.
Leave No Trace: Leave No Trace of your stay to protect vegetation and prevent further camping regulations. Stay on established trails and camp in designated sites only. Avoid walking on or setting gear on vegetation next to campsites or trails.
Last updated: January 12, 2018