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


Welcome to Olympic National Forest 

Kids playing in the water at Falls Creek Campground.


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.

Submit a trip report online:

Photo of wooden trail register. Links to online form.

Recent News


Pollinator Corner - Spring Tips!

March has just begun, some of our native plants are beginning to show signs of life! 

Epic Pacific Northwest seed collection tour

Being a Forest Service Area Geneticist, it is rare that I get a chance to travel in the woods with people as passionate about trees and plants as I am. Yet, in the fall of 2015 I got to do exactly that. I accompanied representatives from the UK Forestry Commission for a whirlwind trip...


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