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 »
Safety Advisory: Mountain Goats
NPS has received reports of aggressive mountain goats near trails at Hurricane Ridge, Royal Basin, Seven Lakes Basin, Lake of the Angeles, & Grand Pass. Visitors are required to maintain a distance of at least 50 yards from all wildlife. More »
Safety Advisory: Rabies
Rabies has been detected in a single bat in the Lake Crescent area of the park. Rabies exposure is extremely rare, but fatal if untreated. Anyone observing unusual or aggressive behavior among park wildlife should inform a park ranger as soon as possible. More »
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?
Did you know that in 1988, Congress designated 95% of Olympic National Park as Wilderness. The Olympic Wilderness is a part of the National Wilderness Preservation System. More...