OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK
OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK
600 East Park Avenue
Port Angeles, Washington 98362-6798
Glacier capped mountains, wild Pacific coast and magnificent stands of old-growth forests, including temperate rain forests -- at Olympic National Park, you can find all three. About 95% of the park is designated wilderness, which further protects these diverse and spectacular ecosystems.
Olympic is also known for its biological diversity. Isolated for eons by glacial ice, and later the waters of Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca, the Olympic Peninsula has developed its own distinct array of plants and animals. Eight kinds of plants and 15 kinds of animals are found on the peninsula but no where else on Earth.
Fairholme Campground is on the reservation system during the peak season summer months, generally late May through mid to late September of every year. Reservations can be made online 6 months in advance. After reservations end, the campground operates on a first-come, first-served basis until the campground closes for the winter in late September or early....more
Hoh Rain Forest Campground
The Hoh Rain Forest, pronounced Hoe, earns its name from the ever-flowing Hoh River that carves its way from Mount Olympus towards the Pacific Coast. However, where the name originates, is up for debate. The word Hoh undoubtedly comes from Native American languages possibly the Quileute word Ohalet which means fast moving water or snow water. Since the....more
Reservations can be made online 6 months in advance. During the rest of the year, it is on a first-come, first-served basis. During winter November - April, some campground loops are closed, but camping is still available.
Kalaloch Campground is located on the southwest coast of the Olympic Peninsula in Olympic National Park, on a high bluff adjacent to....more
Kalaloch Lodge : Open All Year
Reservations Online or by Phone: (360) 962-2271
Details : Located on the Pacific coast, 36 miles south of Forks. Features lodge rooms, motel rooms, cabins -- many with ocean views --, and a coffee shop and dining room. Visit the Lodge's website for more information.
Lake Crescent Lodge : Open All Year
Reservations by Phone: (360) 928-3211
Details : Located on the south shore of Lake Crescent, 21 miles west of Port Angeles. Provides lodge rooms, motel rooms, cottages and dining room, many with views of Lake Crescent. Visit the Lodge's website for further information.
Log Cabin Resort : Open All Year
Reservations by Phone (360) 928-3325
Details : Located on the northeast shore of Lake Crescent, 17 miles west of Port Angeles. This resort features motel units, cabins, an RV park with hook-ups, kamper kabins and dining room. Open most of the year. Visit the Resort's website for more information.
Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort : Open All Year
Reservations by Phone: (360) 327-3583
Details : This resort is located 40 miles west of Port Angeles in the Sol Duc Valley. It features cabins, an RV park with hookups, swimming pool, 3 mineral pools, deli and dining room. Visit the Resort's website for more information.