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Olympic National Park is a great location for outdoor activities. Hurricane Ridge is a popular destination for winter activities such as skiing and snow shoeing. Summer offers hiking, backpacking and birding. Lake Crescent, a 12 mile long glacial lake, is a favorite spot for fishing and boating.
On the west side of Olympic National Park is the Hoh Rain Forest which accessed by the Upper Hoh Road off of Highway 101. Discover One Square Inch of Silence which is the quietest place. The exact location is marked by a small red-colored stone placed on top of a moss-covered log. GPS: 47° 51.959N; 123° 52.221W.
Wilderness Backpacking Adventures
A backpacking guide company focused on outdoor adventure and backcountry skill-building for new and experienced hikers in the Olympic National Park.
Windsox Shuttle. 406 West E. Street, Forks, WA 98331. Phone/Fax: 360-374-2002. Provides trailhead shuttle services for hikers and backpackers needing rides to and from trailheads in Olympic National Park. E-mail
Hurricane Ridge Ski and Snowboard Area. Located 17 miles south of Port Angeles in the Olympic National Park. Phone: 360-565-3131.
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Top Trails: Olympic National Park and Vicinity: Must -Do Hikes for Everyone by Doug Lorain. Find information on hiking the best trails, everything from easy nature trails to demanding hikes, from all over the peninsula and in Olympic NP. Read about the range of options along with descriptions for each trail. Order now...
Olympic Mountains Trail Guide: National Park & National Forest, 3rd Edition by Robert L. Wood. Whether you're planning an trip to the Olympic Mountains or searching for the vicarious thrills of a smart guidebook, Wood's encyclopedic knowledge of this enchanting wilderness at the edge of the Pacific will interest you. Order now...
Olympic Mountains: A Climbing Guide 4th Edition by Olympic Mountain Rescue. The only climbing guide devoted to the Olympic National Park. This expanded new edition adds an Alpine Rock section featuring classic climbs, a Crags and Sport Routes section revealing several rock climbing challenges within a short walk from roads, plus great bouldering locations. Order now...
Hiking Olympic National Park, 2nd edition (Regional Hiking Series). by Erick Molvar. This updated edition features 66 of the best trails in and around the park plus 40 additional recommendations throughout northwest Washington. Order now...
Olympic National Park Wildlife: An Introduction to Familiar Species (Ecotourism: Parks & Sanctuaries Guides) by James Kavanagh. Pocket-sized illustrated reference discusses more than 140 species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies, slugs, fishes, and seashore life found in Olympic National Park in Washington. Laminated. Order now...
Olympic National Park Pocket Guide by Levi Novey. This information-packed, fully portable book highlights key outdoor activities, flora, fauna, and history. Useful travel information to help you navigate areas in and outside the park. Order now...
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