Olympic Hot Springs Road Closed
The Elwha Valley's Olympic Hot Springs Road is closed to public entry beyond the Altair Campground during removal of the Glines Canyon Dam. Olympic Hot Springs is not accessible from the Elwha.
Changes in Winter Activity Schedule Announced
Budget uncertainties lead to changes in visitor services this winter. More »
How Long Will Litter Last?
Decomposition is the word scientists use to describe how materials break down in nature. Can you determine how long it takes for these littered items to decompose?
Match the litter on the left with the time it can last in nature. Use the boxes on the left to write your choices. Then use the drop-down menu to check your answers.
What can YOU do to help rangers keep Olympic National Park clean?
Did You Know?
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.