Olympic Discovery Trail 2
Discover the Scenic Wonders of the Olympic Discovery Trail
Travels the upper reaches of both the East Peninsula, the more densely populated region, and West Peninsula a least populated with heavily forested with scenic views.
From Discovery Bay, Sequim Bay, and the S’Klallam Tribe with the 7 Cedar Casino.
The Dungeness Valley Inn is located just a short walking distance of five hundred feet from the access to the center of populated Olympic Discovery Trail. Walking or bicycling EAST a short way, you will discover the Dungeness River and the Railroad Bridge Park and Dungeness River Audubon Center.
Railroad Bridge Park, the heart of the Olympic Discovery Trail, features a restored historic railroad bridge, birding trails, fishing, bicycling and picnic facilities. The exhibits of the Dungeness River invite you to explore.
East of Olympic Discovery Trail
Continuing east along the Olympic Discovery Trail you reach Sequim. Sequim is one of the driest locations on the Olympic peninsula. The weather station at the Dungeness Light House on the Dungeness Spit, records an average rain fall of 16” per year. Seattle in comparison has approximately thirty-five “per year.
Cary Blake Park is on the ODT, and you find it as you leave Sequim on toward the John Wayne Marina and Sequim Bay. The John Wayne marina voted the best in the west for small marines. The John Wayne family donated twenty-two acres. Actor John Wayne frequented Sequim Bay waters aboard the family yacht, Wild Goose, and envisioned a marina. The marina features moorage, marine services, and restaurant.