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.
Be a Scout Ranger! Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts can participate in this special youth program. Olympic National Park is a great place to complete your service project. Please contact Heather Stephens, Volunteer and Youth Coordinator to schedule your project. Heather can be reached at: (360) 565-3141 or at Heather_Stephens@nps.gov. Please allow a minimum of four weeks to schedule a group specific event.
Did You Know?
...that one criterion for the determination of a temperate rain forest is that the amount of moss and other epiphytes exceeds the weight of all the foliage (leaves and needles) per acre by at least two times.