ODT #4: Gardiner to Blyn

The first 1.5 miles of this section are under construction (complete by 2017) so you use the shoulders of Hwy 101 again, from Diamond Pt Rd to the intersection with Old Blyn Hwy. on your right. Follow Old Blyn Hwy for about 1.5 miles to Blyn Rd on your left. The trail entrance is about 20 ft. to your left on Blyn Rd. From here you have 35 miles of separated, paved trail in front of you. Continue on the trail through the home of the Jamestown SíKlallam Tribe with its administrations buildings, gift shop, casino and beautiful native carvings and art.

Here you can see the southern tip of Sequim Bay behind the tribal building on your right, and the community of Blyn along Hwy. 101. As the trail goes through the heart of the Tribal center, take the tunnel under Hwy 101 to visit the Longhouse Market and Deli just west along the south side of Hwy 101. It offers an extensive grocery and excellent deli for lunch or snacks.

Loghouse Market. Good spot for picnic items.

Loghouse Market. Good spot for picnic items.

As you head towards Sequim, this is a good location to pick up a sandwich for a picnic at beautiful Sequim Bay State Park, just a 1.5 miles further down the trail on the following segment. Just another block or so west along the south side of Hwy 101 you can visit The 7 Cedars Casino with many inexpensive dining options and an outstanding collection of native totem poles.

Back through the tunnel, continue west on the trail past the tribal campus, continue on ľ mile of old road, then turn left onto the trail. This section ends at the Dean Creek Bridge, just past Correa Rd.


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Loghouse Market. Good spot for picnic items. Loghouse Market. Good spot for picnic items.