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 »
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 73 miles of wild Pacific coast. Tidepools, sandy beaches and rocky cliffs can all be found here.