• Olympic: Three Parks in One


    National Park Washington

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  • Spruce Railroad Trail Closed from Lyre River Trailhead to Devil’s Punchbowl

    The trail will be closed for improvements 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 »

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?


Although related to other marmots and groundhogs of North America, the Olympic marmot is unique. An endemic species, it is found only in the Olympic Mountains. Visitors to the high country of Olympic National Park may be lucky enough to encounter a marmot sunning itself near its burrow.