Discover Olympic's Diverse Wilderness

With its incredible range of precipitation and elevation, diversity is the hallmark of Olympic National Park. Encompassing nearly a million acres, the park protects a vast wilderness, thousands of years of human history, and several distinctly different ecosystems, including glacier-capped mountains, old-growth temperate rain forests, and over 70 miles of wild coastline. Come explore!

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Plan Your Trip

Discover Olympic's high peaks, lush forest, and wild coast. Your adventure starts here.

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Plan Like A Park Ranger - Top 10 Tips

Our Top 10 Tips for planning your visit to Olympic National Park

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Hurricane Ridge Road Closure

From September 15 to October 21, the road to Hurricane Ridge will be closed to vehicles, pedestrians, and bicyclists.

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Current Conditions

Wind, flooding, snow, and construction can affect park roads and facilities. Check here for the latest information.

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Learn About the Park

Learn more about Olympic National Park! Find information about wildlife, field trips, science and research, and more!

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Check out our Wilderness Trip Planner, watch a video about backpacking in Olympic National Park, and get ready to walk on the wild side!

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Fishermen can enjoy their favorite pastime in all seasons at Olympic.

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Park Newspaper

The latest edition of the park newspaper, the Bugler.

Last updated: September 27, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

600 E. Park Avenue
Port Angeles , WA 98362


360 565-3130

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