Welcome to Olympic National Forest 

A man wears a face mask on a forest trail.Cold weather in Skokomish area.A lush green creek in a forest.



Tree Permits
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Plan a Visit
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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.

Winter Conditions Alert!

Forest road traveling into the forest with car tracks in snow.Winter weather conditions in the Olympics can change rapidly with ice, snow & downed brush or trees that fall. Roads can have steep drop-offs! Carry: chains, shovel & a saw to clear downed trees, extra clothes, food, water & map. Cell phone coverage is spotty in the forest. When in doubt, turn back. Many forest roads are not meant for passenger vehicles. Safety tips.