• Olympic: Three Parks in One


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  • 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.

Tides & Tide Predictions

Be prepared for all kinds of weather when you visit Olympic.

If you are hiking on the coast, be sure you are familiar with headlands that require low tides to pass as well as the time of low tides.

Hiking some park trails requires river crossings that may be hazardous during heavy rains or snow melt. Always check river levels before your trip.


Did You Know?

View of the Elwha Valley

Did you know that in 1988, Congress designated 95% of Olympic National Park as Wilderness. The Olympic Wilderness is a part of the National Wilderness Preservation System. More...