Ditch Maintenance Along Park Roads: Motorists May Encounter Delays
Motorists may encounter delays along Sol Duc Road (9/30 - 10/1), Whiskey Bend Road (10/2), Deer Park Road (10/7-10/8), and Hurricane Ridge Road (10/9 - 10/10) due to routine cleaning of roadway drainage ditches.
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 »
Lodging Within Olympic National Park (Park Concessionaires)
On Lake Crescent's south shore, about 25 miles west of Port Angeles is Lake Crescent Lodge. The lodge has cabins, motel rooms and rooms in the historic lodge building, along with a dining room, lounge and coffee bar, gift shop and boat rentals.
Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort offers cabins, hot spring pools, a dining room, poolside deli and a grocery store. An RV park with hookups is also available. The resort is located 40 miles west of Port Angeles.
On the park's Pacific Coast, the Kalaloch Lodge has cabins, motel and lodge rooms, along with a dining room and grocery store. This lodge is about 90 miles southwest of Port Angeles, on U.S. 101.
Lodging Outside the Park
North Olympic Peninsula Lodging Information (includes Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend, Forks, Sekiu and Clallam Bay)
Hood Canal Area Lodging Information (includes Hoodsport, Lake Cushman, Belfair, Shelton)
Lake Quinault Area Lodging Information (includes Lake Quinault and Amanda Park)
Did You Know?
The Belted Kingfisher will hover in place directly over a river, lake, or pond, watching for fish before diving to catch them.