• Olympic: Three Parks in One

    Olympic

    National Park Washington

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  • Work Scheduled for Hwy 101 at Lake Crescent Starting July 7

    Hwy 101 will be reduced to one-lane of traffic through work zones and delays of up to 15 minutes should be expected. Work will occur weekdays between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. through mid-July, weather permitting.

  • Madison Falls Trail Closed for Repairs Beginning July 7

    The one-tenth mile Madison Falls Trail located in Elwha Valley will close to public entry for three weeks beginning on Monday, July 7 while crews make improvements and repairs.

Olympic Wilderness Trail Guide

The Coast

The Coast

Explore the expansive beaches, spectacular tide pools, towering sea stacks and temperate rainforest of the wildest coastline in the "Lower 48".

 
Giant Douglas fir in Olympic rainforest valley

The Valleys

Immerse yourself in the cathedral valleys, lush rainforest and dynamic rivers of the Olympic Wilderness.
 
Climber on Mt. Olympus

The Mountains

Jason Bausher

Lift yourself up onto the craggy peaks, rugged ridges and crystaline lakes of the Olympic Mountains.

Did You Know?

Mt. Olympus in winter

That Mount Olympus receives over 200 inches of precipitation each year and most of that falls as snow? At 7,980 feet, Mount Olympus is the highest peak in Olympic National Park and has the third largest glacial system in the contiguous U.S.