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.