Spruce Railroad Trail Closed from Lyre River Trailhead to Devil’s Punchbowl
The trail will be closed for improvements 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 »
Public Invited to Enjoy National Public Lands Day with Special Activities and Free Park Entrance
Contact: Barb Maynes, 360-565-3005
Contact: Dave Reynolds, 360-457-0715
This Saturday, September 24 is National Public Lands Day 2011 and visitors are invited to enjoy America's natural wonders as they work to improve public lands. Olympic National Park and Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary will celebrate National Public Lands Day at Kalaloch, where the land meets the sea.
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.