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


Welcome to Olympic National Forest 

Every Kid in a Park graphic & waterfall.

Contact Us for more information about Every Kid in a Park program, or to schedule a Forest Service visit to your school!


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.


Tell us about your visit using our online trail register!

Trees along Tunnel Creek Trail.Help us do our job better! Register your visit & provide feedback about our trails using our online trail register & view visitor responses.

Recent News


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...


Washington Conservation Corps provide Invaluable Services

Crew  pauses in the forest at a work site.

For the last ten years Betsy Howell, US Forest Service Wildlife Biologist, has counted on work completed by Darrell Borden and his Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) crews at Olympic National Forest (ONF). 

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