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.
Endemic Animals of the Olympic Peninsula
Ken and Mary Campbell
Endemic species are those that are native and exclusive to a particular area. The following species are endemic to the Olympic Peninsula.
Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)
Did You Know?
Olympic National Park protects the largest unmanaged herd of Roosevelt elk in the world. Olympic was almost named "Elk National Park" and was established in part to protect these stately animals.