Spruce Railroad Trail Closed from Lyre River Trailhead to Devil’s Punchbowl
The trail will be closed for improvements 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 »
Please do your part to protect yourself, park wildlife and other visitors by properly securing your food.
In many areas, a bear canister is the only good way of securing food.
Bear canisters are required in some areas of the park's wilderness backcountry.
Many people, after using a bear canister for the first time, never go back to hanging food because of the convenience and other benefits of using bear canisters.
List of Approved Bear Canisters
Did You Know?
Removal of two dams on the Elwha River is the second largest ecosystem restoration project in the National Park System.