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 »
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.