Hyas Creek - FR 29 030 spur to SF Calawah confluence

Hyas Creek, Washington, US


FR 29 030 spur to SF Calawah confluence

Usual Difficulty II-III(IV) (for normal flows)
Length 1.5 Miles
Avg. Gradient 75 fpm

River Description

SEASON: Winter rains. November to May.

ACCESS: About a mile north of Forks, Forest Road 29 leaves highway 101 at mile 193.3 and heads east. Follow FR 29 along the Calawah 8.0 miles to the Hyas Creek bridge to check the level. Return to FR 29 mile 7.8 and take spur road 030 which parallels Hyas Creek on river right and follow it up to the washout. Follow the tributary down to the river. The takeout is at the Hyas Creek confluence with the the South Fork Calawah or continue downstream to the bridge at the North Fork/South Fork Calawah (mile 3.7 on FR 29). You can obtain current road information from the USFS Pacific Ranger District in Forks (360)374-6522.


Short run with a class IV ledge drop.

lat/long approximate by tiger map server

for additional information see:

  • Korb, G. 1997. A paddlers guide to the Olympic Peninsula. third edition.
  • local expert: Gary Korb & Carol Volk, 4930 Geiger Road, Port Orchard, WA 98366, 206-876-6780
  • Pacific Ranger District, North - USFS Olympic National Forest website

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2001-03-23 15:11:47

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