Marmot Pass - Big Quilcene Trail, Photo Gallery, Olympic National Park, Washington
Marmot Pass - Big Quilcene Trail
Olympic National Park
Marmot Pass (5,950') is located just east of the Buckhorn Wilderness - Olympic National Park boundary. Marmot Pass can be accessed from the Upper Big Quilcene Trailhead, Tubal Cain Trailhead and Upper Dungeness Trailhead. Mileages vary by trailhead with unique experiences on each route.
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Marmot Pass spans an alpine saddle between Buckhorn Mountain (6,956') and an accessible unnamed peak with views that extend to Mount Rainier
Lower sections of the Big Quilcene Trail run through young Douglas fir stands draped in old man's beard
Above Marmot Pass lay an expanse of alpine tundra with 360 degree views of the Buckhorn - Olympic transition zone
Views of the Olympic Mountain Range from the top of Marmot Pass - 6,000'
Wildflowers line the Big Quilcene Trail in summer
Views east - looking down valley back towards the trailhead
Red Columbine grow in bunches near treeline
Views west from the top of Marmot Pass - 6,000'