• 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.

  • 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.

Interactive Glacier Map

Use the map below to explore past-present comparisons and photographs of glaciers in Olympic National Park. Select icon, and then for comparisons click on the photo and pull down the red bar at top.

Glacier Photographs (JPG)Glacier Photographs (JPG)
Past-Present Comparisons (Flash and PDF)Past-Present Comparisons (Flash and PDF)
Aerial Comparisons (Flash)Aerial Comparisons (Flash)

Download the KML file from the map above for use in Google Earth.


Did You Know?

snow covered forest and meadow

That endemic Olympic snow moles are scurrying beneath this blanket of snow? Olympic National Park's Hurricane Ridge is blanketed with over ten feet of snow for most of the winter, providing water for summer and protection for snow moles in winter.