Area attractions include nearby access to Buckhorn Wilderness, hiking, sightseeing, and mountain biking, Olympic National Park, Sequim, Port Angeles and Port Townsend.
Louella Cabin, with its white walls, tan trim and inviting covered porch, sits on a gentle slope flanked by towering Douglas-firs and looks out over the valley. The four-room cabin has a living room with a futon couch that unfolds into a bed, two bedrooms, one with double bed and one with twin bunk beds, and a kitchen with a table and chairs. The kitchen is also well equipped with a cook stove, refrigerator, dishes, pots, silverware and cooking utensils. The cabin also has electricity, lights, and a propane heater. Propane is furnished. No drinking water available. Bring your own water for cooking, drinking and other household uses. There is an outdoor “port-a-potty” and it is serviced weekly. There is a fire ring near the cabin for outdoor barbecuing and campfires, as well as a covered picnic table.
- Bird Watching
- Mountain Biking
- Wildlife Viewing
- Broom & Dust Pan
- Cook Stove
- Dishes & Tableware
- Fire Ring
- Futon Couch
- Picnic Tables
- Pots & Pans
- Table & Chairs
- Vault Toilet
The septic system for the cabin has failed so there is no potable water, shower, flush toilet facilities, or other running water within the cabin. There is an outdoor “port-a-potty” for people to use, and it is serviced weekly.
Entry to the cabin is by combination lock. The required combination to gain access MUST be obtained by calling the Hood Canal Ranger Station in Quilcene (360) 765-2200. Office hours are 8:00 AM. to 4:30 PM. Monday through Friday. The office is closed on holidays. There is a one day reservation window during peak season (Memorial Day through Labor Day) and a four day reservation window during the non-peak season (mid-December to March).
Please come prepared for your stay. Recommended items include: bedding, kitchen and bath linens, toilet articles, toilet paper, bar soap, paper towels, dish soap, mouse-proof containers for food; and in case the power fails, flashlights and extra batteries. For a more complete list, please call (360) 765-2200.
The nearest phone is 5 miles away at Sequim Bay State Park.
Access may require chains in the winter during periods of heavy snow; the last 1/8 mile of road is not plowed.
There is no potable water at this site. Visitors must bring plenty of water for drinking, cooking and washing.
No pets are allowed.
No burning candles in the cabin.
Please bring your own garbage bags. This is a Pack it in, Pack it out site.
All Forest Service Cabin Rentals are No Smoking facilities.
Please contact the Ranger District prior to arriving at the cabin/lookout rental to check on any restrictions or conditions, such as fire closures, road, weather or storms, etc., that may affect the quality of your visit.
Louella Cabin (WA)
HOOD CANAL RNGR STA/PO BOX 280
Quilcene WA 98376
Phone Park for More Information: (360)765-2200
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
Louella Cabin (WA) HOOD CANAL RNGR STA/PO BOX 280 Quilcene WA 98376 Louella Cabin is located on Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula. Four miles east of Sequim, across from Sequim Bay State Park, turn southwest on Louella Road. Go one mile, turn left onto the Palo Alto Road and travel approximately 4 miles. The access drive to Louella Cabin is by the bulletin board on the right. Turn into the driveway, go past the first building, and Louella Cabin is on the right.
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