3.19.21: The Makah Reservation at Neah Bay is still closed to non-residents until further notice. The includes the hike to Cape Flattery and the Shi Shi Beach trailhead. As of March 2021, Highway 112 is closed between mileposts 31-39 due to multiple slides. Detour via Hwy 101/Hwy 113 to access Clallam Bay, Sekiu, Lake Ozette and all points further west.
Take a drive along one of the most scenic stretches in the Pacific Northwest. The Strait of Juan de Fuca Scenic Byway serves up 61 miles of Olympic Peninsula coast highway (WA-112) meandering through a landscape formed eons ago beneath the sea, carved by glaciers and carpeted with forests.
The Core of the Northwest Coast’s Culture
Follow the route of bygone walking paths and wagon trails and take in abundant stunning views of water, wildlife and more. You’ll want to make plenty of pit stops along the way—watch for whales and bald eagles, explore fishing villages and attractions, or venture out on foot or kayak—to soak in the scenery.
There are too many highlights to mention, but the charming towns of Joyce and Clallam Bay, and Salt Creek Recreation Center shouldn’t be missed.
Another fun way to experience the Strait of Juan de Fuca Scenic Byway is to attend the Great Strait Sale, a 61-mile-long garage sale held along the route every September.
Discover more Olympic Peninsula attractions and destinations along the way.