Enchanted Valley Temporarily Closed to Camping September 1-14
To protect contractor and visitor safety, Enchanted Valley will be temporarily closed to all public camping during the relocation of Enchanted Valley Chalet. Hikers and stock users may continue to travel through the valley, must be escorted by park staff. More »
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 »
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 »
Changes to Wilderness Info Center
Elk Bugling in the Hoh Rain Forest
Enjoy the Fourth!
Park Volunteer Spotlight
Ready for Memorial Day
Queets Access Restored
Park Prepares for Spring!
Hurricane Ridge Update
Storm Damage Photo Gallery
Wind's Effects in Elwha Valley
Salmon Cascades update
New observatory station to track Earth's plates
Biologists Swim 42 Miles in Elwha River
Elwha Restoration News
Twenty Years of Visitor Service
Volunteer Groups Lend a Hand
Did You Know?
That the Piper's bellflower is unique to the Olympic Mountains? Named after an early Olympic peninsula botanist, the Piper's bellflower grows in cracks and crevices of high elevation rock outcrops.