The Olympic National Forest is located in the northwestern corner of Washington state.
Where is this Forest?


Welcome to Olympic National Forest 


Olympic National Forest encompasses the varied landscape of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula from lush rain forests to deep canyons to high mountain ridges to ocean beaches. This diverse and scenic forest reaches the mid elevations of the Olympic Mountains, surrounding Olympic National Park.


Plan Your Visit. Link to recreation opportunities on the forest. Buy a map. Link to available maps of the Olympic National Forest. Find information about available recreation passes.


Hiker registers at a trailhead

Submit a trail report 

Graphic: Recreation map. Select to go to recreation information.

View a recreation map.


Recent News


Celebrating Skokomish Watershed Restoration

Image of road decommissioning in Skokomish watershed

The Olympic National Forest recently reached a
watershed restoration milestone, with the completion of large scale road treatments in the upper South Fork Skokomish capping more than 20 years and millions of dollars of restoration work.

Emerging Fungal Pathogens Threaten Wild Salamanders

The Pacific Northwest is rich in many salamander species which are crucial in the process of forest carbon cycling. Salamanders are at risk from a number of threats, most recently, fungal pathogens.

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