South Coast Route - Olympic Wilderness
Ecosystem type: Coastal Forest and Ocean Beach
Permits/Reservations: Obtain permits in person at the WIC in Port Angeles . Permits are currently not limited and reservations are not available. However, many camps are very busy and can fill in summer.
Leave No Trace: Leave No Trace of your stay to protect vegetation and prevent further camping regulations. Camp in established sites or on sand to prevent damage to vegetation.
Safety:When traveling along the coast, know the tides. Bring a topographic map and a tide chart to plan your route.
Be prepared to hike over some headland trails during high tides. Some headlands cannot be rounded during the lowest of tides. Some headlands require a low tide to round. When camping on the beach, camp above high tide water line.