• Olympic: Three Parks in One

    Olympic

    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.

Restoration of the Elwha River

Restoring the Elwha River Webisode Series
This series of webisodes, produced by Wings over Watersheds, chronicles the removal of the Elwha Dam and Glines Canyon Dam - the largest dam removal project in United States history.

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Did You Know?

closeup of cow elk face

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.