• Olympic: Three Parks in One


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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.

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?

dam with water flowing

Removal of two dams on the Elwha River is the second largest ecosystem restoration project in the National Park System.