September 2014 the US Forest Service celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Read Recreation Specialist Alex Weinberg's What is Wilderness? series dedicated to Wilderness now and in the future.
Olympic National Forest Wilderness areas
The Wilderness Act designated five Wildernesses on Olympic National Forest:
Rugged peaks and forested terrain within these protected areas, bordering Olympic National Park, are popular with hikers, backpackers, and mountain climbers. Please view the special Regulations associated with Wilderness areas and always use Leave No Trace techniques to help keep these areas wild, clean, and pristine.
Maps are available for these areas.
Know Before You Go
Wilderness Travel Information
Know Before You Go!- Weed Free Feed requirement, Safety Information, and more.