Olympic National Park

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.

Olympic National Park. Go Northwest photo by Ray Maxwell.

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.

Guides and Outfitters

Olympic Raft & Kayak. 123 Lake Aldwell Road, Port Angeles, WA 98363. Phone: 360-452-1443; Toll-free: 1-888-452-1443; Fax: 360-452-5268. E-mail

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.

Shuttle Services

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

Snow Skiing

Hurricane Ridge Ski and Snowboard Area. Located 17 miles south of Port Angeles in the Olympic National Park. Phone: 360-565-3131.

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