Visitor Centers

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Olympic National Park Visitor Center serves as a great resource for visitors!

Henry Meyer

  • Open daily year-round; closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Hours vary according to season. Call (360) 565-3130 for current hours.

  • Visitor information, exhibits about Olympic's natural and cultural history, hands-on "Discovery Room" for kids, Passport stamping station, award-winning orientation film "Mosaic of Diversity" (25 minutes) shown upon request, bookstore, two short nature trails.

Wilderness Information Center (Backcountry Permit Office)
Olympic National Park Visitor Center, 3002 Mount Angeles Road, Port Angeles, WA 98362
Phone: (360) 565-3100.

  • Open daily; hours vary according to season. Current hour
  • Information and trip planning advice for all wilderness users, including current trail reports, safety, weather and Leave No Trace tips.
  • Wilderness Camping Permits and "bear canisters" available. Email the Wilderness Information Center or call (360)565-3100.

Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center
About 17 miles south of Port Angeles, up the Hurricane Ridge Road

  • Open daily in summer; hours vary remainder of year.
  • Visitor information, exhibits about Olympic's mountain habitats, Passport stamping station, 20-minute orientation film shown on request. Guided walks and talks are offered during the summer. Nearby short trails, often snow-covered well into May, are accessible with assistance.
  • Snack bar and gift shop (both open seasonally) are located on the Visitor Center's lower level.

Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center

Hoh Rain Forest, approximately 31 miles south of Forks off Highway 101
18113 Upper Hoh Rd., Forks, WA 98331
Phone: (360) 374-6925

  • Open Daily in summer; Friday - Sunday in the off-season and closed January/February. Hours vary according to season.
  • Visitor information, exhibits, Passport stamping station, book store. Two self-guided nature trails and the Hoh River Trail start near the visitor center. Guided walks and talks are offered during the summer. Wilderness Camping Permits should be picked up at either the Port Angeles or South Shore Lake Quinault Wilderness Information Center.
  • No food service is available in the Hoh Rain Forest and the closest gas station is 31 miles away.


Kalaloch Ranger Station
156954 U.S. Highway 101
Forks, WA 98331
Phone: (360)962-2283

  • Closed for the winter.
  • Visitor information about the coast, Forks, and other areas on the west side of the Olympic Peninsula; Passport stamping station, book store. Guided walks and talks are offered during the summer.

Last updated: November 7, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

600 E. Park Avenue
Port Angeles, WA 98362

Phone:

(360) 565-3130

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