Welcome to Olympic National Park!
At Olympic, forest, coastal, and mountain ecosystems combine to create a spectacular wilderness park. Designated as both a World Heritage Site and an International Biosphere Reserve by the United Nations, the park serves as a living laboratory for scientists and students, as well as an incredible natural playground for visitors. Millions of people visit Olympic each year to experience its beauty, diversity, and many opportunities for adventure, exploration, and recreation. Come explore, whether for a few hours or a lifetime. Your trip planning starts here!
Tips for a Great Visit
Learn about operating hours, fees, permits and reservations, bringing your pet, and much more!
Directions & Transportation
Check road statuses and plan your arrival by car, ferry, bus, or air.
Eating & Sleeping
Will you stay in a lodge, camp, or backpack? Discover your options here!
Places to Go
Olympic has a little bit of everything - high mountain peaks, broad sandy beaches, lush rain forests, and so much more.
Things to Do
Fishing, camping, hiking are just but a few of the many things to do in Olympic National Park.
Do you have several hours? A whole day? More than that? See our trip ideas here!
Calendar of Events
Make the most of your time at Olympic National Park! Learn about what's happening while you're here on our Calendar of Events.
Safety is the key to a great trip to Olympic National Park! Be prepared for wildlife, weather, tides, and wilderness.
Everyone is welcome at Olympic National Park! Find out how to have an accessible adventure here.
Check out our Wilderness Trip Planner, watch a video about backpacking in Olympic National Park, and get ready to walk on the wild side!
The NPS App
Start planning your trip to Olympic National Park with the NPS App!
Last updated: September 30, 2023