We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The trailhead access to the springs is closed due to flood damage 12 days ago.
The ranger told us it could be two years before the road was re-opened, and that it added seven more miles each way.
So unless you are wanting to spend...More
The actual hike is pretty easy. Yes it's 2.4 miles but mostly flat and wide trail. You can see the spots where the old trail washed out.
The hot springs ARE NOT in the river like I expected. They are off the trail on the...More
The hot springs trail in the Elwa River area in the Olympic Mountains has been reopened recently. A new footbridge has been installed where an old bridge has left only a couple of anchors to show it was there. The 2.5 mi. hike is very...More
and we'd planned to return in April - but I see magneato's report as of last August that bridges and roads are out. I can't find a current status on National Park site except that the Crystal Creek bridge (right by the campground) is down....More
Normally the hike here is about 2.5 miles. However, it is very difficult to get there right now. The road into the area was closed about 10 miles from the hot springs. The NPS kiosk about .1 miles from the gate explained that the dam...More
The hike itself is not all that interesting. The path is wide and there are a couple neat bridges, but that is about all. You can smell when you start getting close to the springs and then see the first pools. We only wondered around...More
My family recently hiked the Olympic hot springs trail with another young family and enjoyed a beautiful day with a beautiful trail. Once you go through the ranger station the road goes ten miles (mostly single lane so go slow) to a dead end and...More
This hike was about 5 miles, round-trip, but it was really easy and worth seeing the hotsprings at the end.
The hotsprings themselves were not big enough to sit in and be completely submerged, but they were bid enough, and hot enough, to enjoy.