FAQs about Vacationing at Olympic National Park

Children hiking in the Hoh Rainforest. Photo by Justin Bailie

Answers to all your important Olympic National Park vacation questions about wildlife viewing, pets in the park, plus winter and backcountry routes.

A man sitting with his dog on the beach

Can I Bring My Pet to Olympic National Park?

To protect the wildlife and flora, pets are prohibited in most areas in the park. Here we list a few places you CAN take your dog plus pet-friendly lodging. Read More...

The interior of the remodeled Hoh Visitor Center. Photo by NPS

How Much Does Olympic National Park Cost?

Hoping to take a hike along Hurricane Ridge? Don’t forget the entrance fee to Olympic National Park.. Read More...

Sunset on the beach in Olympic National Park.

Navigating Olympic’s Beaches with a Tide Chart

Without a map and a tide chart you run the risk of literally walking into a dangerous situation that could be life threatening. Do you know how to read them? Read More...

Backpack and hiking boots

What to Pack for an Olympic National Park Vacation

How do you pack a place where you can experience so many ecosystems in one day? Here are the top 15 items to bring to the park. Read More...