Rugged peaks and forested terrain within these protected areas, bordering Olympic National Park, are popular with hikers, backpackers, and mountain climbers. Please view the special Regulations associated with Wilderness areas and always use Leave No Trace techniques to help keep these areas wild, clean, and pristine.
There are five Wilderness areas within Olympic National Forest:
- Buckhorn Wilderness
- Colonel Bob Wilderness
- Mount Skokomish Wilderness
- The Brothers Wilderness
- Wonder Mountain Wilderness
Check out the What is Wilderness? writing series.
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