• Olympic: Three Parks in One


    National Park Washington

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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.

  • 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 »

  • Safety Advisory: Mountain Goats

    NPS has received reports of aggressive mountain goats near trails at Hurricane Ridge, Royal Basin, Seven Lakes Basin, Lake of the Angeles, & Grand Pass. Visitors are required to maintain a distance of at least 50 yards from all wildlife. More »

  • Safety Advisory: Rabies

    Rabies has been detected in a single bat in the Lake Crescent area of the park. Rabies exposure is extremely rare, but fatal if untreated. Anyone observing unusual or aggressive behavior among park wildlife should inform a park ranger as soon as possible. More »

Parks as Classrooms

Curriculum Materials

The Freeing the Elwha Curriculum, developed by a team of Interpretive Park Rangers at Olympic National Park, will help you teach your class about Elwha River Restoration through science, social studies, creative response and mathematics.

Field Trips

Bring your students to Olympic. Find resources for planning your own classroom visit.

Guest Speakers

Education rangers can provide hands-on, interactive programs to your classroom.

Traveling Trunks

Learn what you can borrow from us for your class!

Materials to Loan

Check out additional materials available for loan to families.