What is Open on the Olympic Peninsula, WA | Official Site

Open & Closure Status of Recreational Lands

Scroll down to see what is open on the Olympic Peninsula, including Olympic National Park & Forest, Washington State Parks, County Parks and Tribal Lands. 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 fishing and shellfishing regulations see the WA State Dept. of Fish and Wildlife. For general information see our COVID-19 Blog.

Last updated September 24, 2021. This page will be updated daily or as needed.

Rialto Beach

Olympic National Park

Visit the Olympic National Park Trail Conditions Page. Entry Passes and Backcountry Permits are required. For information on Lake Crescent Lodge, Lake Quinault Lodge, Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort, Log Cabin Resort and other services and concessions operated within Olympic National Park here. For information about Kalaloch Lodge click here.

Before your visit Hurricane Ridge, call the recorded Road & Weather line at 360-565-3131 to check the current status of roads and campgrounds and for weather information (updated twice daily). Roads and campgrounds in the park may close on short notice for safety due to hazardous weather

LocationClosedOpen
(day-use only)
Open Fully
(including RV & tent camping)
Deer Park O
Elwha Valley O
Open but road is washed out to motor vehicles
 
Heart O’the Hills  O
Hoh Rain Forest  O
Expect delays on Upper Hoh Rd. due to construction
Hurricane Ridge O
Kalaloch Beaches and Beaches 1-6  O
Lake Crescent  O
Madison Falls O 
Marymere Falls/Storm King O 
Mora/Rialto  O
Obstruction Point RoadO
Ozette Loop O
The Ozette Indian Reservation north of Cape Alava is closed to the public.
 
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 & La Push O 
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 Campground O
Coho Campground O
Collins Campground X 
Dungeness Forks Campground X 
Falls Creek Campground  O
Falls View Campground  O
Campground closed for maintenance. Trails open for pedestrians only at the gate unless otherwise noted.
 
Gatton Creek Campground  O
Hamma Hamma Campground X  
Klahanie CampgroundX
Closed through 2021
  
Klahowya CampgroundX 
Lake Cushman Area O
Lena Lake CampgroundX 
Lena Lake Trail #810 O 
Mt. Ellinor Trail O 
Mt. Walker Trailhead & Viewpoint O 
Satsop Center Campground  O
Seal Rock Campground X  
Willaby Campground  O

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 Lake  O
Bogachiel  O
Dosewallips  O
Fort Flagler  O
Fort Townsend  O
Fort Worden  O
Mystery Bay  O
Ocean City  O
Pacific Beach  O
Potlatch  O
Sequim Bay  O
Shine Tidelands O 
Triton Cove O 
Twanoh  O

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) 
Dungeness Rec Area (Clallam)  O
Rainshadow Disc Golf Park (Clallam) O 
Salt Creek Rec Area (Clallam)  O
Jefferson County Fairgrounds  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

LocationClosedOpen
(day-use only)
Open Fully
(including RV & tent camping)
Makah Tribal Lands (Neah Bay/Cape Flattery)X  
Quileute Tribal Lands (La Push & Oceanside Resort) O
Quinault Indian NationX  
Skokomish Park at Lake CushmanO
Squaxin Island TribeX  

 

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