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  • Olympic Hot Springs Road Closed

    The Elwha Valley's Olympic Hot Springs Road is closed to public entry beyond the Altair Campground. Olympic Hot Springs is not accessible from the Elwha. The road is expected to re-open by Summer 2015.

  • 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 »

Hurricane Ridge Current Conditions

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

Last update:

  • Road is currently open 24 hours a day but may close with short notice at any time due to changing road or weather conditions.

Gift Shop/Snack Bar/Rental Shop: Closed

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

Hurricane Ridge Ski, Snowboard and Tubing Area: Closed

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?

star-shaped purple flowers growing in a crack of a rock

That the Piper's bellflower is unique to the Olympic Mountains? Named after an early Olympic peninsula botanist, the Piper's bellflower grows in cracks and crevices of high elevation rock outcrops.