COVID-19 Updates on the Olympic Peninsula | Official Site

COVID-19 Updates

Last updated April 3, 2023

Effective April 3, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) will end the Secretary of Health Mask Order, which currently requires universal masking in healthcare, long-term care, and adult correctional facilities for people age 5 and older. LEARN MORE

Current Requirements The Secretary of Health Mask Order that established statewide requirements for masking in specific indoor settings has been rescinded. However, you may still be required to wear a mask in certain circumstances or settings. LEARN MORE

US-Canada Cross-Border Travel and Other Transportation

See our 2-Nation Vacation webpage for up-to-date information on US-Canada border travel.

Black Ball Ferry Line: Daily sailings between Port Angeles, WA and Victoria, B.C., Canada have resumed. COVID19 travel protocols remain in effect. CLICK HERE for schedules and travel requirements.

Washington State Ferries: Travelers should consider signing up with WSF for their latest updates directly to your phone or email. Sign up for ferry alerts HERE

Clallam Transit, including Strait Shot service

Jefferson Transit, including Kingston Express service

Mason Transit Authority

Visitor Centers

Most of the area visitor centers are now open, with some modifications. A full list, with contact information, may be found HERE. For travel planning assistance, we encourage visitors to use our Contact Us form.

Olympic National Park

See Olympic National Park’s Alerts & Conditions Page for updates on closures and travel advisories.

Olympic National Forest

See the National Forest’s Alerts & Notices Page for updates.

Washington State Parks & DNR

See Washington State Park’s Park Status Page for updates.

County Parks

Follow these links for updates for Clallam, Jefferson, Mason and Grays Harbor county parks.

Tribal Lands

3.15.22 All tribal lands except the Quinault Indian Nation are open to visitors. The Makah lands at Neah Bay are open and proof of vaccination is required before entering.

Recreate Responsibly

Help us keep everyone – and our environment – safe and healthy. Before you head outdoors, please review the 7 steps to Recreate Responsibly.


4.15.21: Please review all prerequisites before visiting a casino as many will have modified policies such as face-mask requirements and reduced capacity. Quinault Beach Resort and Casino, Little Creek Casino Resort, 7 Cedars Casino, Elwha River Casino, and Lucky Dog Casino are now open to the public.


Further updates may be found at the following resources. Also, information for our travel industry partners is available here.

County Resources

Clallam County:

Jefferson County:

Mason County:

Grays Harbor County:

Washington State Resources

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Seattle Cruise Information: Traveler updates are available on the Port of Seattle’s website

Washington State Department of Health has established a call center to answer questions from the public. Call 1-800-525-0127 and press #. For additional information see the Washington State Department of Health website.

United States Resources

The U.S. Department of State maintains a list of Level 4 Travel Advisories to several countries.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued a Warning Level 3: The CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential international travel.

We wish everyone safe and healthy travels to our area.