Main Park Visitor Center and Wilderness Information Center relocated to temporary facilities
Olympic National Park Visitor Center and Wilderness Information Center in Port Angeles are now closed for renovation. Temporary facilities are located nearby on the front lawn of park headquarters at 600 East Park Avenue.
Olympic National Park Visitor Center
3002 Mount Angeles Road, Port Angeles, WA 98362
Phone (360) 565-3130
Open daily. Hours vary according to season.
Visitor information, exhibits about Olympic's natural and cultural history, hands-on "Discovery Room" for kids, award-winning orientation film "Mosaic of Diversity" (25 minutes) shown upon request, bookstore, two short nature trails.
Wilderness Information Center (Backcountry Permit Office)
Inside Olympic National Park Visitor Center at 3002 Mount Angeles Road, Port Angeles, WA 98362 Phone: (360) 565-3100.
Open daily in summer. Hours vary according to season.
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
Hurricane Ridge, about 17 miles south of Port Angeles
Open daily in summer; hours vary remainder of year.
Visitor information, exhibits about Olympic's mountain habitats, 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
Phone: (360) 374-6925
Open Daily in summer; weekends off-season and closed January/February. Hours vary according to season.
Visitor information, book store, exhibits. Self-guided nature trails. Wilderness Camping Permits and bear canisters should be picked up at the Port Angeles Wilderness Information Center.
Kalaloch Ranger Station
156954 U.S. Highway 101
Forks, WA 98331
Open May-September. Visitor information about the coast, Forks, and other areas on the west side of the Olympic Peninsula; book store.