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.
Watching Dam Removal on the Elwha River
Contact: Dave Reynolds, 360-457-0715
Contact: Barb Maynes, 360-565-3005
Several options exist for interested people to watch the process of dam removal on the Elwha River.
Six webcams, available through the Olympic National Park website provide updated images throughout daylight hours.
Did You Know?
Although related to other marmots and groundhogs of North America, the Olympic marmot is unique. An endemic species, it is found only in the Olympic Mountains. Visitors to the high country of Olympic National Park may be lucky enough to encounter a marmot sunning itself near its burrow.