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Sadie Creek

Monday, April 15, 2024

Other Names

Boundary Ridge, Strait of Juan De Fuca, Olympic Peninsula Forests, Susie Creek

Last Known StatusOpen

This area offers 28 miles of motorized trails, with six miles reserved for full sized trucks and jeeps and a trail designated for dirt bikes only. The trails are nicely maintained and wind through a dense forest and climb up about 2,500 feet, provides fantastic views of the San Juan Islands, Vancuver and Strait of Juan de Fuca.

The main campground offers a large flat gravel area with six campsites that can accommodate up to a 30' trailer. The campground is open year-round but is first come, first serve. There is no fee charged to camp however a Discover Pass and WA ORV Tab is required.

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Sadie Creek Poker Run

A poker run is scheduled for Sunday, September 28. Short course for 2 or 4 wheelers to intermediate riders, long course for 2 wheels and experienced riders only. Event will take place rain, sleet or snow! Event is not open to UTVs. Registration open Saturday 5pm-7pm and Sunday 7am-11am. For more information e-mail pnwhillside@gmail.com.


Permit RequiredYesWA ORV Tab and Washington Discover Pass**
Dates OpenYear-Round
Other ATV Stickers AcceptedUnknown
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting exhaust silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (105 dB)
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthNo Restriction
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles & Dirt BikesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsSome Areasnot permitted on the The Switchbacks Trail
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTV & SXSSome Areasnot permitted on the The Switchbacks Trail
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates 4x4 & Jeeps (registered)Some Areasnot permitted on the The Switchbacks Trail
Dune Buggy & Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Some Areasnot permitted on the The Switchbacks Trail
2 Stroke EnginesNo Restriction
MX Helmet RequiredYes
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresSome Areas(permitted in developed campsites only)
Night RidingUnknown
Trail BlazingProhibitedstay on designated trails
Rule Enforcement
Comment**A Discover Pass is not required on any vehicle with a current ORV permit/tab but is required for the street-legal vehicle that is used to transport the ORV. If using a trailer an additional pass is not required.


AreaMotorized Trails
LandDepartment of Natural Resources


ParkingYes ($11.50)
One Day Washington Discover Pass
CommentAnnual Pass - $35


Our RatingRatingGood
Recommended Stay1-2 Days
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Nearest CityPort Angeles, WA
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Trail MapGo To Trail Map
From: Port Angeles, WA
1) Take Hwy 112 West about 24 miles (turnoff is between miles posts mileposts 42-43)
2) Turn left (south) onto dirt road, continue .1 mile
3) Campground/staging area is on the right (west).


Contact InfoOlympic Peninsula Forest
411 Tillicum Lane
Forks, WA 98331
(360) 374-2800
Contact InfoWashington Discover Pass
(866) 320-9933



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Approx Size500 acres (1 sq mi)
Miles Of Trail28
Climate TypeForest
Elevation600 to 2500 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Rated, Heavily Maintained
Loose DirtThis trail has some loose dirt.Some
Hard PackThe trail has some hard pack terrain.Some
SandThis trail has no sandy areas.None
MudThe trail has some mud after it rains.Some
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has some rocks.Some
TreesThe trail has almost all trees.All
Steep HillsThis trail has many steep hills.Many
Water CrossingsThe trail has some water crossings.Some
Small JumpsThis trail has no small jumps.None
Large JumpsThis trail has no large jumps.None
BermsThe trail has some berms.Some
Sand/Gravel PitsThis vacant land has no sand or gravel pits.None
Single TrackThis vacant land has some single track trails.Some
RoadsThis vacant land has few roads.Few
ShadeThis vacant land has almost all shaded areas.All
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has little expert terrain.Little


Gasoline Gasoline5-20 Miles (E)Joyce General Store (360) 928-3568
Diesel Diesel5-20 Miles (E)Joyce General Store (360) 928-3568
Potable Water Water5-20 Miles (E)Crescent Beach and RV Park (360) 928-3344
RV Hookups RV Hookup5-20 Miles (E)Crescent Beach and RV Park (360) 928-3344
RV Dump Station RV Disposal5-20 Miles (E)Crescent Beach and RV Park (360) 928-3344
Primitive Camping CampgroundOn Site
Convenience Store Conv Store5-20 Miles (E)Joyce General Store (360) 928-3568
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