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.
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Olympic Hot Springs Road (Elwha) is closed to all public access above Altair Campground due to the Glines Canyon dam removal.
As the washout is located within Olympic National Forest, the U.S. Forest Service has prepared an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to address the future of this road.
Elwha Closure Map
Boating is prohibited on the Elwha River from Upper Lake Mills Trail downstream to the Highway 112 bridge, except for the stretch between Altair Campground and the Highway 101 bridge.
Did You Know?
Removal of two dams on the Elwha River is the second largest ecosystem restoration project in the National Park System.