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 and 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.
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 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.