If you have questions about trails, permits, reservations, quotas, food storage requirements, weather or other wilderness related questions, contact a park ranger at the Wilderness Information Center (WIC) in Port Angeles:
(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
Email Address: e-mail us
(backcountry questions only, please)
Mailing Address: Olympic National Park, WIC, 600 East Park Avenue, Port Angeles, WA 98362. Our physical address is noted below.
Directions: 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 and drive 1 mile, just past Park St., to the visitor center. The WIC is located within the Visitor Center at 3002 Mt. Angeles Rd.
Current Hours: Open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day through September 30. Open 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. after September 30.
Self-registration permits FOR NON-RESERVATION AREAS can still be obtained at the self-registration box on the back porch after business hours.