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.
What forest rangers are doing to keep campfires from turning into wildfires
“With the lack of snow and rains, the vegetation is extremely dry and ready to burn,” said Micah Johnson, fire management officer for the Olympic National Forest. Johnson worries about illegal campfires that sit uncomfortably close to brush that’s ready to burn. Watch the news story online.