• 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.

  • Hurricane Ridge Road Closed to Vehicles Sunday 8/3 (6:00a - noon)

    Due to the "Ride the Hurricane" bicycle event, the road to Hurricane Ridge will be closed above the Heart o' the Hills entrance station from 6:00a to noon on Sunday August 3rd.

Opportunities with Park Partners

Washington's National Park Fund collects donations that support youth and volunteer programs at national parks in Washington State.

Back Country Horsemen provides support for projects throughout Olympic National Park.

CoastSavers organizes beach clean up efforts in Washington State.

Feiro Marine Life Center offers volunteer opportunities and senior culminating projects.

NatureBridge provides year-round environmental education programs for all ages in Olympic National Park.

NOAA's Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary offers volunteer opportunities and senior culminating projects.

North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center builds career skills through hands-on courses for students 15-21 years of age, offers senior culminating projects, and connects students to AmeriCorps internships. Olympic partners heavily with the Natural Resources Course.

Student Conservation Association provides internships for college age students and a special 5 week high school crew experience in Olympic.

Washington Conservation Corps provides year-round internships and work crew opportunities in the natural resource fields.

Washington Trail Association provides a variety of volunteer trail work trips for youth, adults and groups.

Did You Know?

snow covered forest and meadow

That endemic Olympic snow moles are scurrying beneath this blanket of snow? Olympic National Park's Hurricane Ridge is blanketed with over ten feet of snow for most of the winter, providing water for summer and protection for snow moles in winter.