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.
High Divide Loop (7 Lakes Basin)
General Location: 15 miles south of Lake Crescent.
Ecosystem type: Old-growth forest, subalpine meadow, subalpine lake basin, montane forest
Food Storage Method: All food, garbage and scented items must be stored in park approved bear canisters in the Sol Duc/High Divide/7 Lakes Basin Loop area including all camps adjacent to and enclosed by the Deer Lake Trail, High Divide Trail, and Sol Duc River Trail (High Divide Loop), and adjacent camps along the Mink Lake Trail, East High Divide Trail, and Cat Basin area.
Camping limits are in place for all areas in the Sol Duc/7 Lakes Basin, Cat Basin & Swimming Bear Lake, Mink Lake, Little Divide and Hoh Lake/C.B Flats. Camping is in designated sites only. Group sites are located at Sevenmile Camp, Sol Duc Park, Deer Lake and at C.B. Flats along the Hoh Lake Trail.
Leave No Trace: Leave No Trace of your stay to protect vegetation and prevent further camping regulations. Stay on established trails and camp in designated sites only. Avoid walking on or setting gear on vegetation next to campsites or trails to prevent damage.
Did You Know?
Does this flower look familiar? The bunchberry, a common groundcover of Olympic's lowland forest, is closely related to the dogwood trees found throughout North America.