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.
Elwha River Closures
Boating is prohibited on the Elwha River between Upper Lake Mills Trail to Altair Campground.
Changes to Visitor Services Due to Sequestration
Due to mandatory, across the board budget cuts, some visitor services at Olympic National Park have changed. See the Plan Your Visit section for more information.
Superintendent Karen Gustin to Speak at Clallam Bay Sekiu Chamber of Commerce
Contact: Barb Maynes, 360-565-3005
Olympic National Park Superintendent Karen Gustin will speak at the Clallam Bay-Sekiu Chamber of Commerce meeting on Wednesday, February 25. The meeting will be held at 12:00 noon at the Breakwater Inn on Highway 112 between Clallam Bay and Sekiu.
“I am eager to meet people from the area and am very grateful to the Chamber for inviting me to speak,” said Superintendent Gustin.
“We’re looking forward to meeting the new park superintendent and learning more about the park’s plans for the future,” said Brian Adler, Clallam Bay – Sekiu Chamber of Commerce.
People planning to attend are reminded that Highway 112 is closed at milepost 38 – 39 between Joyce and Pysht; the detour route follows Highway 101 and Highway 113.
Additional open houses, including one at Ozette, will be scheduled for other peninsula communities this spring and summer and will be announced when the schedule has been finalized.
Did You Know?
That Mount Olympus receives over 200 inches of precipitation each year and most of that falls as snow? At 7,980 feet, Mount Olympus is the highest peak in Olympic National Park and has the third largest glacial system in the contiguous U.S.