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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.
Mount Walker Inn. 61 Maple Grove Road, Quilcene, WA 98376. Phone: 360-765-3410.
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.
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.
Dosewallips State Park. Located off Highway 101.
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. Located 2 miles south of Brinnon off Highway 101.
An overnight moorage facility only, Pleasant Harbor 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.
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.
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