Open & Closure Status of Recreational Lands | Olympic Peninsula

Open & Closure Status of Recreational Lands

Last updated July 1, 2020

This page will be updated daily or as needed. Scroll down to view each recreation area categorized by land jurisdiction. Not all parks and trails are listed. Independently owned and operated campgrounds and RV parks are open on an individual basis and continue to be allowed to operate. Visit our Lodging page for a complete list of campgrounds and RV parks on the Olympic Peninsula. We encourage everyone to Recreate Responsibly and know before you go – visit each jurisdiction’s website to check on specifics such as max capacity regulations, permits, and camping requirements. For general information see our COVID-19 Blog.

Olympic National Park

Visit Olympic National Park website. Entry Passes and Backcountry Permits are required. Lake Crescent Lodge, Log Cabin Resort, Sol Duc Resort, Lake Quinault Lodge, and Kalaloch Lodge are now open for overnight guests. Sol Duc Resort’s hot springs and pool are only available for registered resort guests until further notice. Sol Duc Campground is open. Back country camping permits are now being issued for interior lands not along the coast.

(day-use only)
Open Fully
(including RV & tent camping)
Deer Park X
Under Construction
Elwha ValleyO
Open but road is washed out to motor vehicles
Heart O’the HillsO
Hoh Rain Forest O
Hurricane RidgeO
Kalaloch Beaches and Beaches 1-6 O
Lake Crescent O
Madison FallsO
Marymere Falls/Storm KingO
Mora/Rialto O
Ozette Loop O
Queets Rain ForestO
Quinault Valley O
Ruby BeachO
Second Beach (See Tribal Lands below for La Push) X
Shi Shi Beach X
Sol Duc ValleyO
Spruce Railroad TrailX
Under Construction
Third Beach X

Olympic National Forest

Visit Olympic National Forest website. Recreation Passes and Permits are required at some locations. Most day-use sites and trailheads are open. Dispersed camping is allowed. Users should expect no restrooms, water, or garbage services available. Be prepared to properly dispose of human waste & pack out all trash.

(day-use only)
Open Fully
(including RV & tent camping)
Big Creek Campground O
Brown Creek CampgroundX
Campbell Tree Grove CampgroundX
Coho Campground O
Collins CampgroundX
Dungeness Forks CampgroundX
Falls Creek CampgroundO
Falls View CampgroundX
Gatton Creek Campground O
Hamma Hamma CampgroundX
Klahanie CampgroundX
Klahowya CampgroundX
Lena Creek CampgroundX
Closed for entire 2020 year
Lena Lake CampgroundX
Mt. Ellinor TrailO
Mt. Mueller TrailheadX
Satsop Center Campground O
Seal Rock CampgroundO
Willaby CampgroundO

Washington State Parks on the Olympic Peninsula

Visit Washington State Parks website. A Discover Pass is required.

(day-use only)
Open Fully
(including RV & tent camping)
Anderson LakeX
Bogachiel O
Dosewallips O
Fort Fagler O
Fort TownsendO
Fort Worden O
Lower campground only
Mystery Bay O
Ocean CityO
Pleasant HarborX
Sequim Bay O
Shine TidelandsO
Triton Cove O

County Parks & Other Lands

Visit Clallam, Jefferson, Mason, and Grays Harbor County’s websites. Not all parks are listed.

(day-use only)
Open Fully
(including RV & tent camping)
Dungeness Spit & Wildlife RefugeO
Camp David Jr. (Clallam) O
Dungeness Rec Area (Clallam) O
Rainshadow Disc Golf Park (Clallam)O
Salt Creek Rec Area (Clallam) O
Lake Leland Park Campground (Jefferson) O
Larry Scott Trail (Jefferson)O
Oak Bay Campground (Jefferson) O
Quilcene Campground (Jefferson) O

Tribal Lands

Please check each tribe’s website before visiting. While some services and businesses such as casinos are open, other recreation such as hiking and camping on tribal land may still be closed to non-tribal members. Not all native tribal lands are listed. See our COVID-19 Blog for further updates on tribal lands and casinos. Links: Makah Tribe, Quileute Tribe, Quinault Indian Nation, Skokomish Tribe, Squaxin Island Tribe

(day-use only)
Open Fully
(including RV & tent camping)
Makah Tribal Lands (Neah Bay/Cape Flattery) X
Quileute Tribal Lands (La Push) X
Quinault Indian NationX
Squaxin Island TribeX