• Olympic: Three Parks in One

    Olympic

    National Park Washington

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  • Madison Falls Trail Closed for Repairs Beginning July 7

    The one-tenth mile Madison Falls Trail and trailhead parking lot located in Elwha Valley will close to public entry beginning on Monday, July 7 while crews make improvements and repairs.

  • 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 »

Campgrounds

Olympic National Park operates 16 front-country campgrounds with a total of over 900 sites; click HERE for a PDF handout. For back-country camping information, click HERE. IMPORTANT NOTE: All park campsites are available on a first-come, first served basis, with the exception of Kalaloch Campground and the two group campgrounds, as noted below.
  • Park campgrounds can accommodate RVs and trailers up to 21 feet in length, unless otherwise noted in the chart below.
  • Park campground toilets are wheelchair accessible, unless otherwise noted in the chart below.
  • All park campsites provide a picnic table and fire pit. Note that a fire ban may be in effect, depending upon conditions.
  • Park campgrounds do not have hook-ups or showers.
  • Group campgrounds are available by reservation at Sol Duc and Kalaloch.
  • Concession-operated RV parks are located within the park at the Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort and Log Cabin Resort on Lake Crescent.

    Always check road conditions before you come.
Campground Status Season Fee No. Sites Facilities Comments
Altair

Open

5/23/14 - 9/15/14

$12 30 Running water & flush toilets In wooded area along Elwha River; some riverside sites; 21' recommended RV length (some for up to 35').
Deer Park

Open

depends on snowmelt $10 14 Pit toilets, no water

Tents only. Near treeline, but among groves of subalpine firs; elevation 5,400'. Access road is narrow & winding, gravel, not suitable for RVs or trailers.

Dosewallips

Open

Walk in only

free

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Pit toilets, no water Dosewallips Road is washed out & closed to vehicles 5.5 miles from campground.
Elwha

Open

Year round

$12 40 Flush toilets and potable water 5/23 - 9/15; pit toilets, no water remainder of year

In wooded area in Elwha Valley; 21' recommended RV length (some for up to 35').

Fairholme Open

5/21/14 - 10/6/14

$12 88 Running water

At west end of Lake Crescent. Fairholme General Store, boat launch nearby; 21' recommended RV length

Graves Creek

Open

Year round; primitive.

$12 30 Pit toilets, no water

Along Graves Creek, in temperate rain forest; 21' recommended RV length

Heart O'the Hills

Open

Year round
$12 105 Running water In old growth forest. Campfire programs in summer. 21' recommended RV length (some for up to 35'). Walk-in only if snowed in.
Hoh

Open

Year round

$12 88 Running water all year. In old growth temperate rainforest along Hoh River. Campfire programs in summer. 21' recommended RV length.
Kalaloch

Open

Year round $14 to $18 170 Running water all year. ONLINE RESERVATIONS accepted for camping between June 18 - Sept. 1, 2014. (Reservations can be made no more than 6 months in advance beginning December 17, 2013.) First come, first serve remainder of year. On bluff overlooking Pacific, some view sites. Campfire programs in summer. 21' recommended RV length (some for up to 35').
Mora

Open

Year round

$12 94 Running water all year. Among trees two miles from Rialto Beach and Pacific Ocean. Some sites have views of Quillayute River. 21' recommended RV length (some for up to 35').
North Fork

Open

Year round (primitive)

$10

9

Pit toilet, no water. NOT recommended for large RVs & trailers. In temperate rainforest, elevation 520'.
Ozette

Open

Year round (primitive)

$12 15 Pit toilet, no water. Next to Lake Ozette, views of lake. 21' recommended RV length.
Queets

Open

Year round (primitive) $10 20 Pit toilet, no water.

Check road status. RVs/trailers not recommended.

Sol Duc

Open

Year round $14 82 Flush toilets and potable water 5/1 - 10/1; pit toilets, and no water remainder of year

Old-growth forest along Sol Duc River; some riverside sites. 21' recommended RV length (some for up to 35'). Check road status in winter.

South Beach

Open

5/16/14 - 9/8/14

$10 55 No potable water. Flush toilets not wheelchair accessible. Open field, little shade or privacy. Short walk to Pacific Ocean beach. 21' recommended RV length (some for up to 35').
Staircase

Open

Year round

$12 47 Flush toilets and potable water 5/23 - 9/29; pit toilets, and no water remainder of year In old growth forest, along Skokomish River. Some riverside sites. 21' recommended RV lengths (some for up to 35'). Check road status in winter.
 
Hoh Campground
The Hoh Campground is one of the many camping options at Olympic National Park

Did You Know?

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The Belted Kingfisher will hover in place directly over a river, lake, or pond, watching for fish before diving to catch them.