• Olympic: Three Parks in One

    Olympic

    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.

Management

A bull elk on a trail in the Hoh Valley

Native elk and their proximity to humans is only one component of managing Olympic National Park.

NPS photo (Jon Preston)

Explore this section of our website to learn more about the behind-the-scenes work involved in protecting Olympic's varied resources for today's visitors and future generations.

Select options from the links on the left, under "Management."

Did You Know?

rocky beach

Olympic National Park protects 73 miles of wild Pacific coast. Tidepools, sandy beaches and rocky cliffs can all be found here.