Welcome to the Olympic National Forest!

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Surrounded on three sides by saltwater, with the Olympic Mountains nestled in the center, the Olympic National Forest offers the unique opporutnity to hike a mountain for great 360 degree views, explore the only temerate rainforest in the lower 48, and camp right along one of the many pristine bodies of water. Come, play, see and explore the many things do!


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Winter Conditions Alert

Winter weather conditions in the Olympic Mountains can change rapidly with ice, snow and downed brush or trees. Additionally, roads can have steep drop-offs! Prepare your vehicle for winter conditions by carrying tire chains, a shovel, and keep a winter weather kit in your vehicle. When in doubt, turn back. Click here for additional safety tips.

Providing A Safe, Welcoming, And Inclusive Experience for All Visitors

National Forest lands belong to everyone. The Forest Service has zero tolerance for racism, harassment, or intimidation in any form. Public lands should be a place of peace and refuge and our highest priority is providing a safe, welcoming, and inclusive experience for all visitors.

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