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

 

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Welcome to Olympic National Forest 

Give the gift of the forest with a recreation pass this holiday season. Marshall Murray, a retired forester and Yellow Cedar stump.

 

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.

 

Pacific Northwest Electronic Warfare Range Environmental Analysis

  • Comments: The comment period on the US Navy Warfare Range environmental Analysis ended Nov. 28, 2014
  • For more information please contact: Greg Wahl, gtwahl@fs.fed.us

Features

Return of the Fisher King

Photo of a Fisher by Betsy Howell.

Once upon a time there was an elusive creature that roamed the Olympic forests at night. A creature as elusive as its name, it’s been called black cat, fisher cat, pecan, pequam, wejack, and woods-otter...


Improving Elk Habitat in the Forest

Elk in Olympic National Forest

Olympic National Forest works in partnership with Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to improve Roosevelt elk foraging habitat on the peninsula.


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Spotlights

Identifying a Sustainable Roads System.

A road damaged by a slide.

We are conducting  an analysis to identify the minimum road system needed on the Forest. Thank you for your input!


Highlights

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