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Located on the shores of the Strait of Juan de Fuca at the north end of the Olympic Peninsula and just a few miles from Olympic National Park and the Olympic Mountains, Port Angeles is a popular destination for the outdoor enthusiast. For more information, click on the links below.
Cape Flattery Hike
By Washington Trails Association.
Dungeness National Wildlife Preserve. 3 miles North of Highway 101. Phone: 360-457-8451.
Hoh Rain Forest. On the west side of Olympic National Park accessed by the Upper Hoh Road off of Highway 101.
Hurricane Ridge. Located in the Olympic National Park.
Hurricane Ridge sits at an elevation of 5,200 feet offering views of Strait of Juan de Fuca, Victoria BC and Vancouver Island. This popular recreation area allows snow skiing and snow shoeing in the winter and birding, hiking and backpacking in the summer.
Lake Aldwell. GPS: 48.07267943; -123.5813352.
Lake Crescent. Located in the Olympic National Park.
Hiking trails, boating, kayaking, sailing and beaches.
Lake Sutherland. GPS: 48.07423549; -123.711011.
Olympic Discovery Trail (ODT)
The trail consists of 120 miles between the Olympic Mountains and the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
Olympic National Forest. Pacific Ranger District North - 437 Tillicum Lane, Forks, WA 98331. Phone: 360-374-6522; TDD: 360-374-6522.
Bicycling, fishing, hiking trails, horseback riding, hunting, scenic driving, boating, scuba diving, swimming, cross country skiing and snow shoeing.
Olympic National Park. Mail: 600 East Park Avenue, Port Angeles, WA 98362. Phone: 360-565-3130; Fax: 360-565-3015.
Many snow activities happen at Hurricane Ridge such as snow skiing and snow shoeing. Summer offers hiking, backpacking, fishing and birding.
Olympic National Park Visitor Center. 3002 Mount Angeles Road, Port Angeles, WA 98362. Phone: 360-565-3130.
This regional park is made up of 196 acres of forests, rocky tide pools, beach and views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Crescent Bay, and Vancouver Island, BC.
Sequim Bay State Park. 269035 Highway 101, Sequim, Port Angeles, WA 98382. Phone: 360-902-8844.
Hiking trails, boating, swimming, clamming, crabbing, amphitheater, bird watching, horseshoe pit, baseball and softball fields.
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Fly-Fishing Guide to the Olympic Peninsula by Doug Rose. A long-time resident and conservationist Doug is just the person to take on this renowned region. Whether you fish this area or are just interested in its storied past, this book makes for an informative and fascinating read. Order now...
Steelhead Fly Fishing on the Olympic Peninsula: The Color of Winter by Doug Rose. This is a great fishing guide for the area. Inclluded is the history of the region, famous fly-fishers and tiers, conservation issues and special points of interest. The rivers covered in-depth include: the Queets, Bogachiel, Hoh and Quinalt, just to name a few. Order now...
Olympic Mountains: A Climbing Guide 4th Edition by Olympic Mountain Rescue. The only climbing guide devoted to Washington's Olympic National Park. This greatly 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...
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...
Day Hike! Olympic Peninsula by Seabury Blair Jr. This book uncovers the region's best trails for day trippers, with more than 70 day-hikes from Hoodsport to Hurricane Ridge to the Pacific coast. Trails are rated on a scale of one to five based on views, water elements such as streams and waterfalls, crowding, and level of fun. Each trail description provides essential details. Order now...
Day Hiking, Olympic Peninsula. by Craig Romano. Written by Northwest residents with impressive hiking resumes, these guides provide accurate information in attractive, high-quality packaging and are infused with the environmental ethic. Order now...
Moon Spotlight Olympic Peninsula Camping & Hiking by Tom Stienstra & Scott Leonard. A compact guide covering the region's best camping and hiking sights including Brothers Wilderness, Olympic National Forest and Wonder Mountain Wilderness. Hiking descriptions include distance, estimated time and a difficulty rating. Includes easy-to-follow maps and driving directions. Order now...
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