Things to do

Port Ludlow Falls Trail - Hike

Port Ludlow Falls Trail:

Here is an opportunity for a walk in Port Ludlow if you are visiting and time is limited. A bit of quiet to reflect on things is on hand with a five minute drive from anywhere in the Port Ludlow...

Port Townsend Cider Route

Download a PDF Map for directions to three of the area's Craft Cider Makers.

Alpenfire Cider
220 Pocket Lane Pt Townsend, WA
(360) 379-8915 ~ Website

Finnriver...

Shine Tidelands State Park

Shine Tidelands State Park is a 13-acre seasonal day-use park with 5,000 feet of tideland along Bywater Bay. At high tide, there is little beach available to the visitor. Shine Tidelands State Park is at the west end of the Hood Canal Bridge. It...

Shipwreck Point Beach

Shipwreck Point Beach, between Sekiu and Neah Bay,  is a State Natural Resource Conservation Area, which includes outstanding examples of native ecosystems and scenic landscapes. This 472-acre site includes one of the last open...

Take a Two-Nation Vacation! Traveling to Victoria BC Canada

After you have visited all the places the Olympic Peninsula holds for your discovery, leave your car behind and take a day trip to Victoria, BC! The public transportation in the inner harbor is fantastic, and there are many things to see...

The Extraordinary Shi Shi Beach

Perhaps the most dramatic beach in Washington State.

Shi Shi Beach is located west of Neah Bay. Shi Shi (pronounced shy-shy) was named "best nature beach" by the Travel Channel. It's a day trip you'll remember....

The Last Dam Summer on the Elwha River

Now that we have your attention the Gateway Visitor Center would like to invite you outdoors and out of Jefferson County to the Elwha River valley. 

Anyone who takes this tour drive will have the opportunity to witness a “Once...

Tours & Outfitters

Enjoy your adventure on the Olympic Peninsula...

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

Twilight self tour in Forks

If you are a fan of the Twilight book series, you can come to Forks and tour the sites that are featured in the books written by Stephenie Meyer.  Just stop by the Forks Chamber of Commerce visitor center (1411 South Forks Ave.) to receive...

VINCENT CREEK FALLS

The falls are viewed from the "High Steel Bridge", which crosses over 300 feet above the canyon floor.  The falls  dry out by mid summer the best time to visit is November to February when the Skokomish River basin...