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.
Elwha River Closures
Boating is prohibited on the Elwha River between Upper Lake Mills Trail to Altair Campground.
Changes to Visitor Services Due to Sequestration
Due to mandatory, across the board budget cuts, some visitor services at Olympic National Park have changed. See the Plan Your Visit section for more information.
O'Neil Pass Trail
Ecosystem type: Lowland forest river valley, montane forest, subalpine meadow
Permits/Reservations: Obtain permits at the South Shore Quinault Ranger Station when open or the Wilderness Information Center (WIC) in Port Angeles. No reservations necessary.
Leave No Trace: Leave No Trace of your stay to protect vegetation and prevent further camping regulations. Camp in established sites or on bare ground.
Did You Know?
Removal of two dams on the Elwha River is the second largest ecosystem restoration project in the National Park System.