Open & Closure Status of Recreational Lands | Olympic Peninsula

Open & Closure Status of Recreational Lands

Last updated January 4, 2021

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 traffic and road closures visit the WA State Dept. of Transportation. For general information see our COVID-19 Blog.

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Olympic National Park

Visit the Olympic National Park Trail Conditions Page. Entry Passes and Backcountry Permits are required. Lake Quinault Lodge, and Kalaloch Lodge are currently open for overnight guests but facilities and amenities are limited. Lake Crescent Lodge, Sol Duc Resort and Log Cabin Resort are now closed for the season. Sol Duc Campground is now closed but primitive camping is open in off season when Sol Duc road is open. Find updates to lodgings, services, and concessions operated within Olympic National Park here.

Weather & road conditions permitting, Hurricane Ridge Rd. is open 24 hours/day. May close on short notice. Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center, Gift Shop & Snack Bar are closed. Winter season operations begin November 27. Road & Weather hotline (360) 565-3131

LocationClosedOpen
(day-use only)
Open Fully
(including RV & tent camping)
Deer ParkX 
Elwha Valley O
Open but road is washed out to motor vehicles
 
Heart O’the Hills  O
Hoh Rain Forest  O
Hurricane Ridge O
Open, weather permitting, but the Hurricane Ridge Mountain View Café & Gift Shop is closed for the season as of Sept 27
 
Kalaloch Beaches and Beaches 1-6  O
Lake Crescent  O
East Beach Road closed due to debris hazards from wildfire
Madison Falls O 
Marymere Falls/Storm King O 
Mora/Rialto  O
Obstruction Point RoadX
Ozette Loop O 
Queets Rain Forest  O
Quinault Valley  O
Graves Creek Rd. is closed at junction w/ S. Shore Rd. due to washout
Ruby Beach O 
Second Beach (See Tribal Lands below for La Push)X  
Shi Shi BeachX  
Sol Duc Valley  O
Spruce Railroad Trail O
Staircase O
Third Beach  O

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.

LocationClosedOpen
(day-use only)
Open Fully
(including RV & tent camping)
Big Creek CampgroundX 
Brown Creek CampgroundX  
Campbell Tree Grove CampgroundX  
Coho CampgroundX 
Collins CampgroundX 
Dungeness Forks CampgroundX  
Falls Creek CampgroundX  
Falls View Campground O
Campground closed for maintenance. Trails open for pedestrians only at the gate unless otherwise noted.
 
Gatton Creek CampgroundX 
Hamma Hamma CampgroundX  
Klahanie CampgroundX  
Klahowya CampgroundX  
Lena Creek CampgroundX  
Lena Lake CampgroundX  
Lena Lake Trail #810O
Lena Lake/Brothers TrailheadO
Mt. Ellinor Trail O 
Mt. Muller Trailhead  O
Mt. Walker Trailhead & ViewpointO
Mt. Walker road is currently closed to cars. Trail is open for hikers.
Satsop Center CampgroundX 
Seal Rock CampgroundX 
Willaby CampgroundX 

Washington State Parks on the Olympic Peninsula

Visit Washington State Parks’ Winter Schedule page for the most-current information. A Discover Pass is required for all state recreation lands.

LocationClosedOpen for
day-use
Open for camping
Anderson LakeX 
Bogachiel  Partial
Dosewallips  Partial
Fort Flagler  Partial
Fort TownsendX 
Fort Worden  Partial
Mystery Bay O 
Ocean City  O
Pacific BeachO
Pleasant HarborO 
Potlatch  Partial
Sequim Bay  Partial
Shine Tidelands O 
Triton Cove O 
Twanoh  Partial

County Parks & Other Lands

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

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

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

LocationClosedOpen
(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