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.
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Work Scheduled for East Beach Road: Minor Delays Anticipated
Contact: Rainey McKenna, 360-565-2985
Contact: Barb Maynes, 360-565-3005
Motorists traveling on East Beach Road along the north shore of Lake Crescent may encounter delays of up to 15 minutes as crews resurface two short segments of road on Tuesday, July 30. Work is scheduled to begin at 8: 00 a.m. and continue until approximately 3:30 p.m.
Crews will patch the roadway 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?
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.