Olympic National Park Wilderness Information Center

If you have questions about trails, permits, reservations, quotas, food storage requirements, weather, or other wilderness related questions, contact a park ranger.

Port Angeles Wilderness Information Center (WIC)

Current Hours: Daily 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Self-Registration Permits for non-quota areas only can be obtained after business hours seven days a week.
Permits for Quota Areas must be obtained through the Wilderness Information Center during open hours. If you cannot be at the WIC during open hours, call several days ahead to discuss permit options.

Phone Number: (360) 565-3100 If you can't get through, leave us a message and we will do our best to call you back. See website for Wilderness Reservations.

E-mail Address: e-mail us (backcountry questions only, please)
Physical Location: Olympic National Park Visitor Center, 3002 Mount Angeles Road, Port Angeles, WA 98362

Mailing Address: Olympic National Park, WIC, 600 East Park Avenue, Port Angeles, WA 98362.

Directions: Heading West: Follow U.S. Highway 101 into Port Angeles. As you approach Race St., you will see a large brown sign for Hurricane Ridge/Olympic National Park Visitor Center. Turn left onto Race Street and drive 1 mile to the Olympic National Park Visitor Center.

Heading East: Follow U.S. Highway 101 into Port Angeles and take a slight right on E Lauridsen Blvd. In 0.8 miles take a right on S. Race St. continue onto MT Angeles Rd to the Olympic National Park Visitor Center.


Mora Wilderness Information Center

Phone Number: (360) 374-5460
Location:
3283 Mora Rd, Forks, WA 98331
Directions: Heading East or West: Traveling on U.S. Highway 101, turn on to WA-110 W/ La Push Road. After 7.8 miles turn right onto the Mora Road in 3.2 miles the Mora Ranger Station will be on the left.

Current Hours: Friday - Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed Monday-Thursday June 1 thru September 2, 2018.



Quinault (South Shore) Wilderness Information Center

Phone Number: (360) 288-0232
Location: USFS Pacific Ranger District - Quinault office, 353 South Shore Road, PO Box 9, Quinault, WA 98575
Directions: Heading East or West: Traveling on U.S. Highway 101, turn on to the South Shore Quinault Road and follow two miles from to a yellow building just past the Lake Quinault Lodge.

Current Hours: Daily 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Hoodsport Wilderness Information Center

Phone Number: (360) 460-0087
Location: Inside the Hoodsport Visitor Information Center, 150 N Cushman Rd., Hoodsport, WA 98548
Directions:
Heading East or West: Traveling on U.S. Highway 101, In Hoodsport turn on to N. Cushman Road. The Information Center is 500' ahead on the right.
Current Hours: Open for summer season June 1st- September 30th. Friday-Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Closed Monday-Thursday.

 

Services provided by the Wilderness Information Center:

  • Wilderness (Backcountry) Camping Permits for all of Olympic National Park.
  • Advance reservations for limited use wilderness areas within Olympic National Park.
  • Wilderness trip planning assistance (trail information, trail conditions, safety concerns).
  • Wilderness education (Leave No Trace, food storage, safety).

Last updated: September 16, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

600 E. Park Avenue
Port Angeles, WA 98362

Phone:

(360) 565-3130

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