Things to See and Do in the Olympic National Park Area

What’s there to do? There is something for everyone. The favorite outdoor recreation near the park is hiking and boating in summer, snowshoeing and skiing in the winter. For the history and science buffs, check out our section on attractions and museums. Don’t want to go it alone? Have an expert take you on a guided tour.

Events on the Olympic Peninsula

From festivals and activities, to days you can get into the park free, we have your complete guide to the happenings in the area. Read More...

Guided Tours of the Olympic National Park Area

Get the most from your vacation by taking a guided tour of the Olympic area. Take an audio tour, a ranger-led hike, or ride along with a park concessionaire. Read More...

Natural Wonders of the Olympic Peninsula

See giant trees in a rainforest and tide pools on the Pacific coast, hike to views of the Olympic mountains, and play in the water in cool mountain lakes. Read More...

Neighboring Parks to Olympic National Park

Visit nearby Mount Rainier National Park and Oregon's Crater Lake on your Olympic vacation. Read More...

Outdoor Recreation

Go kayaking, rafting, fishing, and hiking in a park with four different environments. It's waiting for you to explore. Read More...

Vacation Itineraries for Olympic National Park

What to do at Olympic National Park if you have 1 day, 2 days, 7 days, or kids to entertain. Here you’ll find itineraries and tips for the perfect vacation. Read More...

Wildlife in Olympic National Park

Popular wildlife in Olympic include Roosevelt Elk, black bears, mountain lions, sea otters, gray whales, and bald eagles. Read More...