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.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Olympic National Park, WA
Website
Description:

A 2,750-foot high mountain with a view from the summit of the eastern...

A 2,750-foot high mountain with a view from the summit of the eastern Olympic Mountains.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 22 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Amazing vistas toward Mt, Ranier, Mt. Constance, peninsulas and Seattle

Visiting Mt. Walker can be by car or by foot on a trail. The views from the top are just amazing. Be sure to go in both directions at the top as the views are so different. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
DoloresJacoby
,
West Palm Beach, Florida

Similar Things to Do in Olympic National Park

Add Photo Write a Review

22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 22: English reviews
West Palm Beach, Florida
Level Contributor
331 reviews
163 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 333 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting Mt. Walker can be by car or by foot on a trail. The views from the top are just amazing. Be sure to go in both directions at the top as the views are so different. The trails are easy at the top. Be sure to take your camera.

Helpful?
Thank DoloresJacoby
Livermore, California
Level Contributor
85 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Stopped on our way out of town did not have much time. Wish we could have stayed a bit longer. 4 mile drive was up a winding dirt road that was narrow in spots but felt safe. Views were beautiful. Glad we squeezed this stop in.

Helpful?
Thank Anne689
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
63 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We arrived Seattle in the noon to start our family vacation. We went to Mt Walker based on some positive reviews. The road to Mt Walker Lookout was dirty. After we got the lookout points, there was nothing to view because of clouds. You may not go if the weather is not good.

Helpful?
Thank W C
Kingston, Washington
Level Contributor
40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

This is the shortest drive to the best view of western Washington and the Puget Sound, road closed in the winter. Drive or hike (5 miles round trip), the views on the north and south side are spectacular. Pick a clear day or you will be in the clouds. Bring a picnic and enjoy the view. When your out of... More 

Helpful?
Thank upacrk
Hansville, WA
Level Contributor
82 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This is an easy (or hard if you hike) to reach viewpoint on the western side of Hood Canal. It is well worth the effort to drive to the top to enjoy spectacular views.

Helpful?
1 Thank Jerry U
Bellevue, Washington, United States
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

After reading other sites online reviews, I was ready for a steep climb up. It's a two mile hike with a total elevation gain of about 2,000 feet. I definitely would describe it as a constant climb up. One of the other hikers mentioned 19 switchbacks. I didn't count them from the bottom, but I think that's a pretty close... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Nancy S
felix15
Level Contributor
50 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Driving down Hwy. 101, we spotted a sign to Mt. Walker. We took she short drive up the mountain and chose the North Lookout. Wow! You could see Mt. Rainier and the surrounding areas on this beautiful sunny day. The South lookout was not as impressive. Definitely worth the short jaunt up to the North side.

Helpful?
3 Thank felix15
Moses Lake, Washington
Level Contributor
13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We were on 101 on our way to Olympic National Park when we decided to stop off and head up to see this viewpoint. I felt it was well worth the stop even though it wasn't a clear day. On the contrary, we seemed to end up above a blanket of clouds. The only time I normally see that if... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank Buckeyeshell
Olalla, Washington
Level Contributor
81 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The 4 mile dirt road to the top of Mt Walker is a big part of the fun. It is narrow and steep enough to weed out RVs and give you a mild sense of adventure, but well maintained enough to be safe and is accessible to normal cars (4 wheel drive and high clearance not required). The view at... More 

Helpful?
6 Thank JollyPaul
Apopka, Florida
Level Contributor
250 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This overlook is off 101 close to Quilcene. We took the right loop first and found a great view of the forest and water. They have primitive restrooms there. The left loop was shrouded in clouds that day.

Helpful?
2 Thank researchtraveler2010

Travelers who viewed Mount Walker also viewed

Olympic National Park, WA
Olympic National Park, WA
 
Olympic National Park, WA
Olympic National Park, WA
 

Been to Mount Walker? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Mount Walker and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Mount Walker staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?