Where to Waddle

Two people crossing a bridge in the rain forest

This Thanksgiving, you are invited to waddle off your turkey in Olympic National Park. In celebration of Thanksgiving and as a way to encourage healthy outdoor time, Olympic will offer free entry to all park areas on Friday, November 27. Stroll along a beach, wander to a waterfall or head up to Hurricane Ridge with your family. The Olympic National Park Visitor Center will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and the Hoh Visitor Center will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Weather permitting, Hurricane Ridge Road is scheduled to be open during daylight hours.

In the Mountains

Easy: Blue Mountain - 0.5 miles (RT)
Medium: Hurricane Hill Trail - 3 miles (RT)
Hard: Klahhane Ridge Trail - 5 miles (RT)

In the Forest

Easy: Hall of Mosses Trail - 0.8 mile (loop)
Medium: Spruce RR Trail (to Devil's Punchbowl) - 2 miles (RT)
Hard: Royal Basin Trail to Royal Lake–14.4 miles (RT)

To a Waterfall

Easy: Madison Falls Trail - 0.2 mile (RT, paved)
Medium: Marymere Falls Trail - 1.5 miles (RT)
Hard: Sol Duc Falls -Lover's Lane Loop - 5.3 miles (loop)

On the Coast

Easy: Ruby Beach - 1 mile (RT)
Medium: Rialto Beach to Hole-In the Wall - 2.8 miles (RT)
Hard: Ozette Triangle (Cape Alava - Sand Point loop) - 9 miles

**Pick up a park map at any park entrance gate or visitor center.

Last updated: September 13, 2016

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