Things to do

Fishing and Shellfishing

With the Pacific Ocean on the west, the Strait of Juan de Fuca on the north and Hood Canal on the east, the fishing possibilities are endless. Some of the best river fishing in the world can be found on the Elwha, Bogachiel, Hoh and Sol Duc...

Sailing and Boating

The Strait of Juan de Fuca is a challenging and exhilarating sailing experience. There is a strong heritage of Wooden Ship Building here, with a major festival and school in Port Townsend.

Bustling Port Angeles Harbor offers protection for...

Miles of Saltwater Shorelines

Clallam and Jefferson Counties combined have over 400 miles of saltwater coastline. The inland waters of the 61-mile glacial fjord of the Hood Canal, the glacier-carved Strait of Juan de Fuca, the Dungeness Spit and the wild, rugged Pacific Coast...

Strait of Juan de Fuca Scenic Byway - Hwy 112

One of the nation's newest National Scenic Byways, it follows the shoreline of a glacial fjord that connects Puget Sound to the Pacific Ocean, separating the Olympic Peninsula from Vancouver Island, British Columbia. This dramatic stretch of...

Olympic National Park

The majesty of the Olympic Mountains, the fairy-tale quality of the rain forests and the pristine wilderness coastline are great reasons to visit Olympic National Park. This World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve encompasses nearly one million...

Olympic National Forest

Olympic National Forest covers over 633,000 acres and is made up of two ranger districts: the Hood Canal and the Pacific. It offers a wide range of recreation, including hiking, camping, backpacking, picnicking, boating and other outdoor...

Guide Service/Tour Operators/Adventures

Enjoy your Adventure on the Olympic Peninsula...

While you can have a great time exploring on your own, consider letting one of these experts help you make the most of your trip....

Hiking and Camping

With state, county, city and private campgrounds, not to mention Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest, visitors can take their pick of a variety of camping experiences, ranging from extremely primitive to amenity-laden. Trails also...

Olympic Coast Cuisine

Cuisine is an art form that engages all of the human senses. Foods that are well-prepared with fresh, local ingredients impart a sense of a place and its culture. Resplendent with fresh, organically grown fruits and vegetables, as well as coastal...

Moments in Time Trail

The Moments in Time Nature Trail is an easy 0.5-mile trail that meanders through the woods and along the shoreline of Lake Crescent offering a variety of environments from breathtaking views of Lake Crescent and Pyramid...

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REGIONAL DESTINATIONS WEBSITE LINKS

Want to get local? These community sites are great resources for finding even more information on local happenings, local businesses and places to stay. Take a look at these sites and plan your trip to the Olympic Peninsula!