• Olympic: Three Parks in One

    Olympic

    National Park Washington

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  • 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.

  • Spruce Railroad Trail Improvements to Begin August 5

    Spruce Railroad Trail will be closed from the Lyre River TH to approximately 0.25 miles east of Devil’s Punchbowl. Work is expected to be completed by the end of October. The remainder of the trail will be accessible from the Camp David Jr. Road TH. More »

  • Safety Advisory: Mountain Goats

    NPS has received reports of aggressive mountain goats near trails at Hurricane Ridge, Royal Basin, Seven Lakes Basin, Lake of the Angeles, & Grand Pass. Visitors are required to maintain a distance of at least 50 yards from all wildlife. More »

  • Safety Advisory: Rabies

    Rabies has been detected in a single bat in the Lake Crescent area of the park. Rabies exposure is extremely rare, but fatal if untreated. Anyone observing unusual or aggressive behavior among park wildlife should inform a park ranger as soon as possible. More »

Hurricane Ridge Current Conditions

Ridge Road Status: Scheduled to be open daily (staffing and weather permitting)

Last update: Daily updates of this page have been discontinued for the season; please call (360) 565-3131 for the most current weather and road conditions.

  • Road closes at dusk and may close with short notice at any time due to changing road or weather conditions.

Gift Shop/Snack Bar/Rental Shop:

Small Children's Sliding Area (ages 8 & under):

Hurricane Ridge Ski, Snowboard and Tubing Area: Closed for the season

Weather: See Automated Weather Station and Webcam

 

Current Weather Conditions
Links to data from the Hurricane Ridge Weather Station and the Waterhole SNOTEL site.

 

Detailed Weather Forecast
Links to current National Weather Service forecast for Hurricane Ridge area.

 
 
Hurricane Ridge Lodge 3.16.12
Hurricane Ridge Lodge on 3.16.12
NPS Dave Turner
 
Rotary Plow at east end of parking lot 3.16.12
Rotary plow at east end of parking lot 3.16.12
NPS Dave Turner
 
Avalanche Hurricane Ridge  2-19-12
Avalanche on upper slope  of "near face" in poma bowl area, Hurricane Ridge, February 19, 2012
NPS photo by Nicole Bernard

Did You Know?

marmot

Although related to other marmots and groundhogs of North America, the Olympic marmot is unique. An endemic species, it is found only in the Olympic Mountains. Visitors to the high country of Olympic National Park may be lucky enough to encounter a marmot sunning itself near its burrow.