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.
Spruce Railroad Trail Improvements to Begin August 5
Spruce Railroad Trail will be closed 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 »
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?
Removal of two dams on the Elwha River is the second largest ecosystem restoration project in the National Park System.