• Olympic: Three Parks in One


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  • Madison Falls Trail Closed for Repairs Beginning July 7

    The one-tenth mile Madison Falls Trail and trailhead parking lot located in Elwha Valley will close to public entry beginning on Monday, July 7 while crews make improvements and repairs.

  • Hurricane Ridge Road Closed to Vehicles Sunday 8/3 (6:00a - noon)

    Due to the "Ride the Hurricane" bicycle event, the road to Hurricane Ridge will be closed above the Heart o' the Hills entrance station from 6:00a to noon on Sunday August 3rd.

  • Spruce Railroad Trail Improvements to Begin August 5

    Spruce Railroad Trail will be closed from the Lyre River TH to approximately 0.25 miles east of Devil’s Punchbowl. Work is expected to be completed by the end of October. The remainder of the trail will be accessible from the Camp David Jr. Road TH. More »

Do-It-Yourself Salmon Hat Tutorial

Coho Coloring Page or Hat

Use the following documents to create salmon hats with your kids at home or at school. Not a hat person? Alter the project to fit your needs, whether it be for an assignment, a class project, or just for fun! Suggested alternate activities are included in the tutorial. Have Fun!

  • Download DIY Salmon Hat Tutorial (.PDF file).
  • Download PDF Salmon Prints (Compressed .ZIP Folder containing 4 .PDF files)
  • Download Word Doc Salmon Prints (Compressed .ZIP Folder containing 4 .DOCX files)
  • Download JPG Salmon Prints (Compressed .ZIP Folder containing 4 .JPG files)

Did You Know?

star-shaped purple flowers growing in a crack of a rock

That the Piper's bellflower is unique to the Olympic Mountains? Named after an early Olympic peninsula botanist, the Piper's bellflower grows in cracks and crevices of high elevation rock outcrops.