Port Angeles Activities
Outdoor Recreation

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.

Lake Crescent. Go Northwest photo by Ray Maxwell.

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.

Salt Creek Recreation Area. 3506 Camp Hayden Road, Port Angeles, WA 98362. Phone: 360-928-3441. E-mail

Salt Creek Recreation Area is a 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, WA 98382. Phone: 360-683-4235; Reservations: 1-888-226-7688.

Activities at Sequim Bay features hiking trails, boating, swimming, clamming, crabbing, amphitheater, bird watching, horseshoe pit, baseball and softball fields.

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