Things To Do

Bow of a kayak on a lake.

With Rivers, lakes, and coasts, Olympic has a place for paddlers and motor boat enthusiasts.

Fishing off of a small boat on a lake.

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

Two ochre sea stars on a rock.

Olympic's rugged shoreline is rich with life. Where to go, when to go and tidepooling etiquette.

Red trailer set up in the Hoh campground.

Plan your camping trip and stay at one of Olympic's 16 campgrounds.

Two visitors ponder route on a Quinault rain forest trail.
Day Hikes

Plan an exciting day hike or short walk on one of the many trail options in the park.

Backpacker overlooking a mountain vista.

Plan your wilderness overnight backpacking experience.

A lone black bear crosses a meadow in the Hoh Rain forest.
Wildlife Viewing

Interested in encountering wildlife in the wilderness? Learn about the best places to see animals in the park.

Ranger leading a walk and talk at Hurricane Ridge.
Ranger Led Programs

Explore Olympic's diverse ecosystems and history with a ranger during scheduled programs.

Clusters of stars form what scientists call the Milky Way
Night Sky Programs

Away from the city lights, join a ranger and gaze up at Olympic's starry skies.

NPS Passport Program
NPS Passport Program

Track your park adventures with the NPS Passport Program!

Snow blankets mountains and trees in Olympic National Park.
Winter Activities

Ski, snowshoe, and climb during Olympic's winter months.

Photographer taking a photo at the beach.
Art and Photography

With so many diverse locations, it's hard to point a camera in Olympic National Park and get a bad shot.

Last updated: February 25, 2021

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