Beast of Big Creek Trail Race
- Big Creek Campground SR 119 at the "T" intersection to Staircase Hoodsport, WA (map)
5th Annual Beast of Big Creek Set For August 8th.
Who's the real Beast of Big Creek?
Half-Marathon(ish) and 10K(ish) trail races in the Olympic Mountains. Summit race (limit 40 participants, must be 18) on beautiful single track climbs from Big Creek CG to the summit of Mt. Ellinor at 5944' and back with 5000' ft of climbing/descent. 10K is an out and back on forested creekside trail with about 2000' feet of climbing/descent.
Places to Stay
Well-stocked fully restored 1930’s beach cottage, right at the water’s edge. With 315' of oyster rich no bank waterfront on a sheltered cove, everyone will have fun! Sleeps six, studio style, patio and outdoor grill.
$$ - $$$ | Dining Nearby; kitchen equipped
This two bedroom cabin sleeps up to seven and includes waterfront access as well as own hot tub and sauna. Launch your kayaks from the beach or borrow the onsite rowboat for a paddle. The 9 1/2 foot row boat includes oars and life jackets (4). Also available are mooring buoy, outdoor fire pit, rope swing, and a beautiful stream.
$$ - $$$ | Dining nearby, well stocked kitchen
112 N Allie Ahl Lane, Lilliwaup, WA 98555 | (360) 877-9226
This quaint waterfront beach house rental has access to the finest Hama Hama oysters! Located on US Highway 101 just past Lilliwaup in the small town of Eldon, this property has sliding glass doors the entire length of building that reveal a spectacular view of Hood Canal. Alice's Little Beach House has one bedroom, kitchen with dining area, living room with two sofa beds, propane fireplace, and bathroom with shower. Weekend rentals can be turned into a discounted week or two week rentals.
Rates: $$ - $$$ | Dining: nearby
Hoodsport, WA | 253-279-0837
Enjoy breathtaking, unobstructed views of the Hood Canal from the main living areas, large patio, and spacious front lawn. Bald eagle, seal and otter sightings are common. The family room has a TV, 2 sofas, two recliners, a day bed, and wood burning stove. Features a spacious, fully equipped kitchen which opens up to a large, water facing patio with plenty of seating. The “Surf Shack” room is the perfect spot for younger guests to hang out, boasting a foosball table, three sets of bunk beds, TV and extra seating.
Rate: $$-$$$ | Sleeps: 14 | Dining: nearby
Just north of Hoodsport on Lake Cushman | 360-893-6144
The location is perfect for the active nature lover or the quiet relaxer alike. The house sleeps 8-12 people with three bedrooms, convertible beds and 1.5 baths. Equipped with a full kitchen, a washer and dryer, and games / barbecue for a weekend away. The beautiful Olympic forest provides numerous hiking trails of varying length and intensity for everyone from the hiking enthusiast to the family looking to spend a relaxing day together in nature.
Rates: $ | Rooms: 3 | Dining: in Hoodsport