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.
Hurricane Ridge Road Closed to Vehicles Sunday 8/3 (6:00a - noon)
Due to the "Ride the Hurricane" bicycle event, the road to Hurricane Ridge will be closed above the Heart o' the Hills entrance station from 6:00a to noon on Sunday August 3rd.
General Location: 14 miles south of Port Angeles near Obstruction Point. Hurricane Ridge/Obstruction Point area
Trailhead: Obstruction Point, Deer Park
Notices: Permits for this area must be obtained at the Wilderness Information Center (WIC) in Port Angeles during business hours May 1 through September 30. (360) 565-3100
Ecosystem type: Subalpine meadow, subalpine lake basin
Permits/Reservations: Camping is limited between May 1 and September 30. Obtain permits at the WIC in Port Angeles during business hours. 50% of campsites can be reserved. The other 50% is first come first served through the WIC.
Food Storage Method: Bear wires are available at Grand Lake, Moose Lake and Gladys Lake. Bear canisters are recommended in some nearby areas that have no trees suitable for hanging food.
Leave No Trace: Leave No Trace of your stay to protect vegetation and prevent further camping regulations. Camp in designated sites only in Grand Valley.
Did You Know?
Olympic National Park protects the largest unmanaged herd of Roosevelt elk in the world. Olympic was almost named "Elk National Park" and was established in part to protect these stately animals.