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.
Changes in Winter Activity Schedule Announced
Budget uncertainties lead to changes in visitor services this winter. More »
Commercial Filming & Photography
It is the policy of the National Park Service to allow filming and photography consistent with the protection and public enjoyment of park resources. Therefore, the primary consideration in the evaluation of permit requests in Olympic National Park is the potential for resource damage and the disruption of normal visitor use.
Permits are not generally required for:
A request for a filming or photography permit may be denied if:
How to Apply
Then complete Form 10-932 [Word Document] and return it to the address on the form with a check for $100.00 made payable to the National Park Service.
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...