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.
Olympic National Park Visitor Center
For general information call (360) 565-3130. TTY users can use the Washington relay service (800-833-6385 or 800-833-6388) to obtain information.
The Living Forest Trail
Hearing Assisted Technology is available for use at the information desk.
Hurricane Ridge Area
Two picnic areas just beyond the Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center have paved trails that are accessible with assistance leading to tables (some with extensions) overlooking the Olympic Mountains; but the restrooms are not accessible.
Hearing Assisted Technology and a wheelchair are available for use at the information desk when staffed.
Meadow Loop Trails
Hurricane Hill Trail
Lake Crescent Lodge has an accessible main lodge, restaurant, lounge and room.
The restaurant at Log Cabin Resort is accessible.
Marymere Falls Trail begins at Storm King Ranger Station, winding through old growth forest to a 90-foot waterfall. The first half-mile is accessible with assistance on a hard-packed surface and leads to an overlook of Barnes Creek. The route continuing to the waterfall is not accessible.
Moments in Time Nature Trail is a 0.8 mile loop trail with hard-packed surface, offering views of the lake, old-growth forest and former homestead sites. It can be reached from either the Olympic Park Institute or Lake Crescent Lodge, or from the Storm King Ranger Station via a 0.3 mile trail.
Spruce Railroad Trail is a five-mile long trail along the north shore of Lake Crescent. The first quarter-mile at each end of the trail is accessible with assistance.
Sol Duc Area
Salmon Cascades is a short gravel and dirt path leading from the Sol Duc Road to a wooden platform overlooking the Sol Duc River. Look for leaping salmon in autumn. Accessible vault toilet.
There is an accessible vault toilet at the parking lot.
Hoh Rain Forest Area
Mini-Rain Forest Trail is a flat, quarter-mile paved trail with a small stream and towering Sitka spruce trees. The trail is paved, and is accessible with assistance due to roots pushing the pavement up in a number of areas. '
The Hoh picnic area has accessible restrooms and one accessible site with table extensions.
Did You Know?
The old growth forests of the Pacific Northwest produce three times the biomass (living or once living material) of tropical rain forests. More...