***TRAVEL ALERT 6.15.2020: The Lake Crescent area of Olympic National Park is currently open for day use recreation. This includes Barnes Point area with access to Marymere Falls and Moments in Time trailheads and the Storm King and Fairholme boat launches. Hurricane Ridge is currently closed. NOTE: the Spruce Railroad Trail is currently closed to all use for construction until Fall 2020. For the latest Olympic National Park updates check HERE.***
Perched on the northern shore of the Olympic Peninsula between mountains and sea, Port Angeles is the ultimate basecamp. At your doorstep a million acres of Olympic National Park await including one its most popular destinations—Hurricane Ridge.
Enjoy the wonder of nearby Lake Crescent, a glacially carved lake with clear-water views to almost 60 feet. Dip your paddle in turquoise-hued alpine waters or rushing rivers. Bike, hike and run through old-growth forests, or cast a line for wild salmon.
The adventure doesn’t stop there. Experience a hip and historic city Outside Magazine calls one of the best spots to live in the U.S. Stroll, shop and discover local art and music, fresh-from-the sea cuisine, and regional craft beer and wine. Those with a curious spirit will enjoy the Underground Tour. Downtown Port Angeles is also your connection to the 28-mile Olympic Discovery Trail, perfect for a long-distance ride or run or leisurely family outing.