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.
Changes in Winter Activity Schedule Announced
Budget uncertainties lead to changes in visitor services this winter. More »
Work Scheduled for East Beach Road and Lyre River Road: Minor Delays Anticipated
Contact: Rainey McKenna, 360-565-2985
Contact: Barb Maynes, 360-565-3005
Motorists traveling on East Beach Road and Lyre River Road along the north shore of Lake Crescent may encounter delays of up to 20 minutes as crews resurface two short segments of road on Tuesday, August 20. Work is scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. and continue until approximately 4:30 p.m.
Crews will patch the roadways to provide a smoother and safer ride for motorists.
Motorists are advised to slow down, drive with caution, and watch for workers, equipment, and traffic control devices.
Current road information is available by calling Olympic National Park's recorded information line at 360-565-3131 or online at nps.gov/olym/planyourvisit/current-road-conditions.htm.
Did You Know?
That endemic Olympic snow moles are scurrying beneath this blanket of snow? Olympic National Park's Hurricane Ridge is blanketed with over ten feet of snow for most of the winter, providing water for summer and protection for snow moles in winter.