Olympic National Park Travel Guide
Fodor's Pacific Northwest
Plan Your Olympic National Park Vacation
A spellbinding setting is tucked into the country's far-northwestern corner, within the heart-shape Olympic Peninsula. Edged on all sides by water, the forested landscape is remote and pristine, and works its way around the sharpened ridges of the snowcapped Olympic Mountains. Big lakes cut pockets of blue in the rugged blanket of pine forests, and hot springs gurgle up from the foothills. Along the coast the sights are even more enchanting: wave-sculpted boulders, tidal pools teeming with sea life, and tree-topped sea stacks.
Major park resorts run from good to terrific, with generally comfortable rooms, excellent facilities, and easy access to trails, beaches, and activity centers...read more
The major resorts are your best bets for eating out in the park. Each has a main restaurant, café, and/or kiosk, as well as casually upscale dinner service...read more
Things To Do in Olympic National Park
Most of the park's attractions are found either off...read more
Exotic rain forest: A rain forest in the Pacific Northwest? Indeed, Olympic National Park is one of the few places in the world with this unique... Read more
Along the high mountain slopes hardy cedar, fir, and hemlock trees stand tough on the rugged land; the lower montane forests are filled with... Read more
Note that only a few places take reservations; if you can't book in advance, you'll have to arrive early to get a place. Each site usually has... Read more
Robert L. Wood's Olympic Mountain Trail Guide is a great resource for both day hikers and those planning longer excursions.... Read more
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