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Destination guides > North America > USA > West Coast > Washington > Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park takes up a considerable portion of the Olympic Peninsula. The park boasts a varied landscape with 3600 sq km of wilderness including rainforest and mountains, including the 2427m-high Mt Olympus. Admission to the national park costs $15 per car or $5 if you arrive by bike.

Many travellers use Port Angeles as a base for visiting the park.

Practical information

Olympic National Park Visitors Center

600 East Park Avenue, Port Angeles, WA 98362
Tel (360) 565 3130
Website www.nps.gov/olym
Open Jan-Apr 9am-4pm daily; May-early Sep 9am-5.30pm daily; late Sep-Dec 9am-4pm daily

Hostel accommodation

PORT ANGELES
Thor Town International Hostel

316 North Race Street, Port Angeles, WA 98362
Tel (360) 452 0931

ELSEWHERE AROUND OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK
Rainforest Hostel

169312 Hwy 101 (37km south of Forks), Forks, WA 98331
Tel (360) 374 2270


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