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


Welcome to Olympic National Forest 

Waterfall on Olympic National Forest
Plan a visit:
Graphic: Online recreation map
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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, surrounding Olympic National Park.



Submit a Trail Report

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Been out on the forest lately? Please provide some feedback for our trails staff. Any information you share will help us provide the best & safest experience possible. We post visitor responses at least every few weeks as long as people are providing feedback.

You may also Contact Us with feedback (360) 956-2402, TTD (360) 956-2401. Share photos with us on Twitter @olympicforest.

What is that? Check out these 8 mustelids that live in the Olympics!

Short-tailed Weasel (Mustela erminea)

Mustelids are a group of animals in the Mustelidae, or weasel, family and they come in various sizes and colors and are very active! They are also odiferous creatures (they carry a smell), the most well-known for this characteristic being the skunks!

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