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Olympic National Park

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Hood Canal

Nearby Cities and Towns
Eldon, 24 miles
Hoodsport, 37 miles
Lilliwaup, 32 miles
Port Ludlow, 17 miles
Port Townsend, 25 miles

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Olympic Peninsula Travel Region

Quilcene, Washington

Quilcene, located on the Olympic Peninsula along the Hood Canal, is a small community of approximately 600 people. There is much to see and do with the nearby Olympic National Forest along with the Big and Little Quilcene Rivers flowing through town.


Hotels and Motels

Mount Walker Inn. 61 Maple Grove Road, Quilcene, WA 98376. Phone: 360-765-3410.

Vacation Rentals - Cabins and Cottages

Dabob Bay Cottage. Phone: 360-765-3947. E-mail

Vacation Rentals - Guest Houses

Dosewallips State Park. 306996 Highway 101, Brinnon, WA 98320. Phone: 360-796-4415; Reservations: 1-888-226-7688.

Loony Hollow Guest House. 466 Piper Road, PO Box 699, Quilcene, WA 98376. Office: 206-317-2811; Cell: 206-387-5943. E-mail

Martha Vaughan's Vacation Rentals. Phone: 206-780-9073; Cell: 206-954-1667. E-mail


Quilcene Village Store. 294235 Highway 101, Quilcene, WA 98376. Phone: 360-765-0090. E-mail

Loggers Landing. 295023 Highway 101, Quilcene, WA 98376. Phone: 360-765-3161.

The Timberhouse Restaurant. 295534 Highway 101, Quilcene, WA 98376. Phone: 360-765-0129.

Twana Roadhouse. 294793 Highway 101, Quilcene, WA 98376. Phone: 360-765-6485.


Festivals and Events

Olympic Music Festival. 7360 Center Road, Quilcene, WA 98376. Phone: 360-732-4800; Fax: 362-732-4803. E-mail

This classic music festival takes place inside a beautiful turn-of-the-century dairy barn on 55 acres of scenic farmland. Bring a picnic and enjoy the music of world renowned musicians.


Quilcene National Fish Hatchery. 281 Fish Hatchery Road, Quilcene, WA 98376. Phone: 360-765-3334 or 360-765-3330. E-mail

Outdoor Recreation

Dosewallips State Park. 306996 Highway 101, Brinnon, WA 98320. Phone: 360-796-4415; Reservations: 1-888-226-7688.

Open year-round, Dosewallips offers both freshwater and saltwater activities including swimming, boating and fishing. Clamming, crabbing and oyster harvesting are also available. Freshwater activities are found nearby on the banks of the Dosewallips River, and saltwater activities are found on Hood Canal. Hiking trails, horseshoe pits and interpretive activities are some of the other features of this park. The camp areas are grassy and located in rustic settings. Enjoy breath-taking views of Hood Canal and the Olympic Mountains and the wildlife viewing platform.

Pleasant Harbor State Park. Phone: 360-796-4415.

Located 2 miles south of Brinnon off Highway 101, Pleasant Harbor (an overnight moorage facility only) offers 120 feet of moorage dock on a first-come, first-served basis. Boaters can stay up to three consecutive nights. Activities include fishing. rafting, boating and scuba diving.

Olympic National Forest. Hood Canal Ranger District: 295142 Highway 101 S, PO Box 280, Quilcene, WA 98376. Phone: 360-765-2200; TDD: 360-765-2200.

Hike the Big Quilcene Trail, discover the scenic waterfalls, drive or hike to the summit of Mt. Walker, camp along the Duckabush River or on the Hood Canal, go fishing (saltwater at Hood Canal, river, stream, lake and ponds), OHV Trail Riding and camping.


Museums and Exhibits

Quilcene Historical Museum. 151 Columbia Street, PO Box 574, Quilcene, WA 98376. Phone: 360-765-4848. E-mail


Habitat for Humanity Store. 294963 Highway 101, Quilcene, WA 98376. Phone: 360-765-3520.

Henery's Hardware. 294382 Highway 101, Quilcene, WA 98376. Phone: 360-765-3113.

Olympic Art Gallery. 40 Washington Street, WA 98376. Phone: 360-531-2015.

The Picket Fence. 21 Dutch Lane, Quilcene, WA 98376. Phone: 360-774-0444.

The Plaid Pepper. 294963 Highway 101, Suite C, Quilcene, WA 98376. Phone: 360-301-3244.


Chamber of Commerce

North Hood Canal Chamber of Commerce. Visitor Center: 295142 Highway 101, PO Box 774, Quilcene, WA 98376. Phone: 360-765-4999. E-mail

Tide Information

Quilcene Bay and Dabob Bay

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