Olympic National Park

You'll find four rain forests, forested lakes, glorious Olympic Mountain views, a hot springs, and an ocean coastline filled with seastacks at this national park in the northwest corner of America.
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Sunrise over Lake Crescent in Olympic National Park

Sunrise over Lake Crescent in Olympic National Park

Location: Washington

Top 3 Things to Do at Olympic National Park

1. See Giant Trees in a Rainforest

Olympic protects one of the most unique habitats on the planet—the temperate rainforest. Found primarily on the west and southwest sides of the park, these rainforests are home to towering western redcedars, hemlocks, Douglas firs, and Sitka spruces, plus an assortment of giant ferns, moss, and lichen.  

2. Explore Tide Pools and Seastacks on the Beach

With 73 miles of wilderness coast, there’s no shortage of beach trips at Olympic. The park’s rugged Pacific coast features a stunningly beauty all its own: sculpted sea stacks, tidepools, high bluffs, wildlife, and endless ocean views. 

3. Reach New Heights in the Olympic Mountains

Olympic’s inner alpine zone encompasses dramatic, craggy peaks soaring to almost 8,000 feet and wildflower-dotted meadows frequented by mountain goats and marmots. The quickest way to the top is to drive to Hurricane Ridge, where you can get excellent views from the visitor center and connect with hiking trails.

Plan your vacation to Olympic today!  


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