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Elwha Bridge Ride Part 2

from John Anderson  4:02 minutes


The Olympic Discovery Trail is suspended here under the Elwha River Bridge, about five miles west of Port Angeles.


Part 2 begins at the other side of the bridge. We drove across the car deck on the upper level, parked by a gate, and dropped down on a gravel access the bridge from the west side. After crossing, we rode a spur through two other gates to a new viewing area right on the rushing river


Double Hurricane
from Joseph Matthews  3:12 minutes

Jeff, Sarah and Joe ride up to Hurricane Ridge twice.

Elwha Bridge Ride Part 1

from John Anderson  4:02 minutes


The Olympic Discovery Trail is suspended here under the Elwha River Bridge, about five miles west of Port Angeles.


Part 1 takes you from the trail beginning at West 10th Street out across the bridge, but you can also ride all the way from the waterfront with a little street riding, or park at trailheads at W. 14th and W. 18th for a shorter ride.


Along the way, we met Chuck Proble, one of the Discovery Trail prime movers.


Port Angeles Waterfront
Trail and Tower

from John Anderson  3:49 minutes

April started out so sunny and warm in Port Angeles that kids were playing in the ocean. This amazing adjunct to the Olympic Discovery Trail includes a sandy beach, the City Pier, a viewing tower, and several miles of trail right on the Straits of San Juan de Fuca.

From here yu can ride west to the new hanging bridge over the Elwha River. When the trail is complete, it will go all the way to the Pacific Ocean at La Push

Olympic Discovery Trail
Railroad Bridge Park

from John Anderson  3:44 minutes

This segment of the Olympic Discovery Trail begins at Railroad Park in Sequim and features an historic wooden rail bridge over the Dungeness River.


The Seattle and North Coast Railroad  between Port Townsend and Port Angeles until 1984, and is now the bed comprises much of the completed portion of the Olympic Discovery Trail.

Olympic Discovery Trail

Overview
from 
Bob Selby 2:08 minutes


The route of the Olympic Discovery Trail traverses approximately 130 miles of lowlands, bordered on the south by the Olympic Mountain Range and on the north by the Strait of Juan de Fuca. It starts in the Victorian seaport of Port Townsend and spans approximately 130 miles east to west, ending on the shores of the Pacific Ocean.


The trail is a wide, paved pathway designed to multi user standards for bicyclists, hikers, and disabled users, with a 4’ shoulder for equestrians where appropriate 

Scenes on the

Olympic Discovery Trail
from Cima Coppi  1:12 minutes

A short montage of three characteristics of beautiful Olympic Discovery Trail located on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State.

This footage was taken from an Easter long weekend ride in 2013 from Port Angeles to Port Townsend.