Makah Shi Shi Beach Trail


Ecosystem Type: Coastal beach, coastal rainforest
Trail Tread Types: boardwalk, muddy old road
General Elevation Trend: flat
Unique Features: seastacks, pacific ocean, beach

Trail Information

Backcountry Permits: Required for overnight trips - Obtain at Wilderness Information Center (WIC) in Port Angeles.
Camping: Please camp only in established camps or on sand to prevent vegetation damage.
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Distance: 1.7 miles Elevation Change: Sea-level to 150 ft.
Best Season: All year
Connecting Trails: North Coast Beach Travelway
Stock: Closed to stock

Special Concerns

Leave No Trace: Please Leave No Trace of your stay to help protect park resources and to prevent further camping regulations.

Fires: Burn driftwood only. Have fires on the beach and not in campsites to protect tree roots.

Wildlife Precautions: All food, garbage and scented items must be stored in hard-sided food containers like bear canisters. These can be borrowed from the WIC in Port Angeles.

Safety: If traveling south, be sure to have a topographic map and tide chart. Some headlands are impassable at high tide.

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