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.
Changes in Winter Activity Schedule Announced
Budget uncertainties lead to changes in visitor services this winter. More »
Laws & Policies
Regulations specific to Olympic National Park are contained in the Superintendent's Compendium.
Federal regulations covering all National Park Service lands are contained in the
Public Assembly and the Sales or Distribution of Printed Matter
The following maps indicate designated areas within the park (NOTE: a Special Use Permit may be required for these activities):
As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws, to legally possess firearms in this park.
It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering this park. As a starting point, please visit our state’s website: LINK
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING between
National Park Service
Hoh Indian Tribe
To establish a framework for cooperative government-to-government relationships
July 10, 2008
Did You Know?
The old growth forests of the Pacific Northwest produce three times the biomass (living or once living material) of tropical rain forests. More...