Description. We go in a clockwise direction, heading east from Port Angeles. It starts in the Victorian seaport of Port Townsend and ends on the shores of the Pacific Ocean. One third of … ... including equestrians in many sections. It has 25 miles of double and single track riding over very scenic, hilly, forested terrain. Length 26 miElevation gain 1131 ftRoute type Point to Point They originated the idea of turning the old railroad into a multi-use trail. I've ridden the Olympic Discovery trail many times and it is absolutely worth doing. Built by Clallam County volunteers, trail access is from two points near Lake Crescent. The route of the Olympic Discovery Trail (ODT) traverses almost 130 miles of lowlands, bordered on the south by the Olympic Mountain Range and on the north by the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Heading east to west, the first section of the ODT is 27 miles long, from Port Townsend to the community of Blyn. Olympic Discovery Trail, Port Angeles, Washington. More miles of trails are in the works. The section most of interest to mountain bikers is the "Adventure Route" section south of the town of Joyce, starting near the west side of Port Angeles and going to Lake Crescent. Side Stop: Just off Hwy. We were on bikes but there were also people out walking dogs, jogging, and on horseback on the single track trial. 7K likes. A still-under-construction route along the north part of the Olympic Peninsula, the Olympic Discovery Trail (ODT) will eventually span nearly 130 miles and be usable by bikes, walkers, runners, strollers, and in some places, equestrians. Signup for our newsletter Keep up with Scribble Maps product announcements and events The Olympic Discovery Trail has an “Adventure Trail” route offshoot with 25-miles of single and double track trails. Adventure Mountain Biking Route of the Olympic Discovery Trail. More than half the trail is dedicated to non-motorized use. It starts in the Victorian seaport of Port Townsend and ends on the shores of the Pacific Ocean. I Finally got to ride a bit more of the Olympic Discovery trail "Adventure Route" in August. www.OlympicDiscoveryTrail.com will provide you with detailed information. There is roadside parking for a maximum of ten cars along Highway 112. Port Angeles and Sequim offer a wonderful off-highway mostly paved trail called the Olympic Discovery Trail that takes you past exquisite views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, the Olympic Mountains and through the rural country side.. The trail offers a number of activity options. Olympic Discovery Trail (Adventure Route) See other rides. Continuing along the coast the route follows the Olympic Discovery Trail from Sequim to Port Angeles, the gateway to Olympic National Park, which is the first of three national parks on this route. Olympic Discovery Trail is the mission of the Peninsula Trails Coalition, a nonprofit founded in 1988. It is built for active mountain bikers, hikers, and equestrians. When complete, you’ll be able to ride nearly 130 miles west to the shores of the Pacific Ocean at La Push, but this route offers a short, mostly flat eight mile from the picturesque Victorian seaport south on what’s known locally as the Larry Scott Trail–named after a local founder. It starts in the Victorian seaport of Port Townsend and ends on the shores of the Pacific Ocean. From the Sol Duc River to Blyn, the 80-mile course follows the paved Olympic Discovery Trail and the singletrack Adventure Route. The route of the Olympic Discovery Trail (ODT) traverses lowlands, bordered on the south by the Olympic Mountain Range and on the north by the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The 30-mile Mini Moss begins at Ediz Hook. We only explored 6 miles (the trail is 25 to Crescent Lake) and the trial was in great condition with very little mud. Trip Day Hike - Olympic Discovery Trail: Olympic Adventure Route Easy spring hike along a portion of the North Olympic Adventure Route, a multi-use trail near the Elwha Valley. Trail head at W. 10th Stree has no designated parking. Olympic Discovery Trail - Adventure Route trail entrance. The Dry Hill Trail offers about 6 miles of challenging downhill if you’re willing to work climb for it. The ODT, end-to-end. Olympic 420 Adventure The route starts and ends in Port Angeles. The route begins with a 7.3 mile off-road stretch known as the Larry Scott Trail, and continues for another 20 miles along Hwy. Currently, there are 70 miles of completed trail, with more being planned each year. It consists, in parts, of paved trail, unpaved gravel road, and unpaved singletrack trail. 101 in the community of Gardiner near Blyn, Wild Birds Unlimitedis worth a stop fo… The ODT is mostly a bicycle and walking trail that will eventually be paved. The Olympic Discovery Trail (ODT) is a nationally significant regional trail that combines railroad right-of-way, rural corridors, low traffic side roads, and highway shoulders along the northern edge of the Olympia Peninsula. The bulletin board [9] has a detailed map of the trail system. Olympic Discovery Trail: Port Angeles to Sequim Bay State Park is a 26 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Port Angeles, Washington that features a river and is rated as moderate. Back in June we'd ridden a few miles of the trail heading east from the trail crossing at Joyce-Piedmont road. Sun 04/17 (14.8 miles) Issaquah to Grand Ridge Sat 09/25 (17.5 miles) Marckworth State Forest Sun 09/12 (11.7 miles) Tiger Mountain Sun 08/15 (32.6 miles) Centennial Trail Tue 08/03 (7.7 miles) Tolt-McDonald Park By: Mr. Palomar: Started in: … The Olympic Discovery Trail now totals 69 miles, but when complete it will encompass 130, from “the Puget Sound to the Pacific Ocean." Uploaded: 6/29/2012. The route of the Olympic Discovery Trail (ODT) traverses almost 130 miles of lowlands, bordered on the south by the Olympic Mountain Range and on the north by the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The Olympic Discovery Trail (ODT) starts here in Port Townsend. It's a 25-mile point-to-point singletrack trail from Hwy 112 to Lake Crescent featuring long inclines and descents along the way. Pump up your bicycle tires, fill your water bottle and hitch a ride by ferry to Washington state’s rugged Olympic Peninsula for a two-day journey along the Olympic Discovery Trail (ODT), a multi-use route that stretches nearly 130 miles from the eastern Victorian seaport of Port Townsend to the western oceanfront village of La Push. The route … Photo by:eckart Olympic Discovery Trail West Central - Lake and Foothills Section. Olympic Discovery Trail From the charming seaside town of Port Townsend to the Pacific Ocean at La Push, the 130-mile Olympic Discovery Trail (ODT) offers a year-round route for adventurers who want to experience the North Olympic Peninsula on bike, horseback or foot. Beginning in the historical and high-energy city of Port Townsend, wind your way westward past bays and inlets, sand spits and nature preserves. The Adventure Route is being built by Clallam County volunteers as an adjunct to the Olympic Discovery Trail. The idea took root and the Olympic Discovery Trail (ODT) was created. A fun, scenic and physically challenging adjunct route to the Olympic Discovery Trail is the 25-mile single- and double-track Adventure Route that is perfect for active mountain bikers, hikers and equestrians. The trail will eventually run from Port Townsend to the Pacific Coast, but for now the primary areas are the nearly 60 miles in and around Port Angeles & Sequim. Lat: 48.13084 Long:-123.48910. The trail was to connect the population centers of the area, from Port Townsend on Puget Sound west toward Forks, about 100 miles, utilizing as much as possible the abandoned Milwaukee Railroad corridor. The first few miles are on Olympic Discovery trail which is paved and offers a nice warm up before the climbing begins. Officially called the Olympic Discovery Trail Adventure Route, locals call this point-to-point trail the OAT. 101, and peaceful Old Gardiner Road with its fantastic views of Discovery Bay. The Olympic Adventure Route (OAR) has been built by Clallam County volunteers as an adjunct to the Olympic Discovery Trail. Lat: 48.10697 Long:-123.56316. The Olympic Discovery Trail is a route from Port Townsend all the way to the Pacific Coast at La Push. The Adventure Route is part of a much bigger beast, the Olympic Discovery Trail, a 126-mile chain of gravel, paved roads, and singletrack that meanders from Port Townsend on the east side of the Peninsula all the way to the coastal town of La Push on the west. More miles of trails are in the works. The Olympic Discovery Trail, a combination of designated bike paths and shared roads, traverses 230 miles of lush, verdant farmland and forests, all while in the shadows of snow capped coastal mountains. They seem to extend it a bit every time I end up out there but as of last summer it was paved from Blyn to Port Angeles with a few sections that take you on the road. The trail starts just west of Port Angeles, off of Highway 112. Officially called the Olympic Discovery Trail Adventure Route, locals call this point-to-point trail the OAT. #3 - Olympic Discovery Trail Adventure Route (OAT) Port Angeles, Washington. 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