Olympic Hot Springs Road Closed
The Elwha Valley's Olympic Hot Springs Road is closed to public entry beyond the Altair Campground. Olympic Hot Springs is not accessible from the Elwha. The road is expected to re-open by Summer 2015.
Safety Advisory: Mountain Goats
NPS has received reports of aggressive mountain goats near trails at Hurricane Ridge, Royal Basin, Seven Lakes Basin, Lake of the Angeles, & Grand Pass. Visitors are required to maintain a distance of at least 50 yards from all wildlife. More »
Friday, September 5:
Wilderness Speakers Panel: 7:00p @ Peninsula College's Little Theater (Port Angeles)
Saturday, September 6:
Olympic National Park free entrance day!
Wilderness Filmfest at Olympic National Park Visitor Center (Port Angeles): Schedule
Hurricane Ridge Activities: Schedule
Park-wide walks, talks, and other interpretive programs: Schedule
Night Moon Walk (Hurricane Hill): Details
Sunday, September 7:
Guided Wilderness Hikes: Details
The 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act is in 2014:
Wilderness is everyone's to share and enjoy:
Wilderness is more than just forested mountains:
Wilderness is closer than you think:
Did You Know?
The Belted Kingfisher will hover in place directly over a river, lake, or pond, watching for fish before diving to catch them.