• Olympic: Three Parks in One


    National Park Washington

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  • 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.

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?

Mossy trees in the Hoh Rainforest

...that one criterion for the determination of a temperate rain forest is that the amount of moss and other epiphytes exceeds the weight of all the foliage (leaves and needles) per acre by at least two times.