Jagged, snow capped peaks at sunset

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: 

Map of Olympic National Forest including wilderness areas

Check out the What is Wilderness? writing series. 

Know Before You Go

Wilderness Travel Information

Know Before You Go! Weed Free Feed requirement, Safety Information, and more.