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: Open daily 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. through September 29, 2019

Future Hours: Open daily 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. September 30, 2019 through spring 2020


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.

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 Mount Angeles Rd to the Olympic National Park Visitor Center.



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: Open daily 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. through September 29, 2019

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 Friday through Monday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. through September 28, 2019

 

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 11, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

600 E. Park Avenue
Port Angeles, WA 98362

Phone:

(360) 565-3130

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