Outdoor Recreation

Snowshoe with a Ranger in Olympic National Park

Join a ranger-guided snowshoe walk that goes less than a mile and is good for all ages. The park even provides snowshoes.

On weekends and holiday Mondays from mid December to the end of March families can join a ranger-guided snowshoe walk. This moderate walk goes less than a mile and is good for all ages. The park provides snowshoes that will fit everyone, from 4-year olds to adults. For further details and exact dates, as well as more winter-related information, check the park’s newspaper.

Winter 2017 Snowshoe Walks

Through March 26, 2017, snow permitting, the Snowshoe Walk with a Ranger is at 2:00 p.m. on weekends and holiday Mondays (December 26, January 2, January 16 and February 20). The walk lasts 1.5 hours and covers less than a mile. Group size is limited to 25 people. Sign up starts at the Hurricane Ridge information desk 30 minutes before the walk.

Check Road Conditions Before You Head Out

Find out what the road conditions are by calling 360-565-3131. Conditions, updates and closures are also posted to Twitter at: twitter.com/HRWinterAccess.