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A Big Cedar Tree

The Big Cedar Tree—One of Olympic National Park’s hidden gems

June 23, 2020

Discover one of the impressive trees in the Pacific Northwest, a nearly 1000-year-old western red cedar. Located between Ruby Beach and Fourth Beach on US Hwy. 101 in Olympic National Park, you’ll find a sign for the Big Cedar Tree …

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Open & Closure Status of Recreational Lands

June 11, 2020

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 …

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Recreate Responsibly

May 22, 2020

Washingtonians Want to Get Outside! We’re all eager to get back outdoors to visit our favorite trails and parks, but we want to do it right, and right now we need to continue to do it locally. Wherever your outdoor …

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Birding on the Olympic Peninsula

May 5, 2020

Written by guest blogger Jenna Ziogas, Education Coordinator of the Dungeness River Audubon Center World Migratory Bird Day is May 9, 2020. This year’s World Migratory Bird Day theme is, “Birds Connect Our World.” The pathways of migratory birds transcend …

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Elwha River Valley

Earth Day, Every Day – Honoring 50 Years

April 21, 2020

The 50th anniversary of Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Our Earth Day celebrations will look much different this year due to the coronavirus pandemic than in the past as we continue to stay home, stay safe and save …

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A plate of crab cakes and coleslaw

Dine-In at Home: Delivery and Pick-Up Food Options around the Olympic Peninsula

April 2, 2020

On March 15, Governor Jay Inslee issued an emergency proclamation that included temporarily closing all restaurants, bars and entertainment establishments in order to minimize group gatherings and slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. However, restaurants are allowed to provide …

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Rialto Beach

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

March 12, 2020

Last updated July 1, 2020 See our new Guidelines for Visiting the Olympic Peninsula pdf and Open & Closure Status of Recreational Lands blog to check what is open. 7.1.20: Governor Inslee announces statewide mask mandate: Beginning June 26, every …

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Wildlife Viewing on the Olympic Peninsula

September 25, 2019

The Olympic Peninsula is a mecca for wildlife viewing. The three distinct ecosystems—alpine, rain forest and coastal beach—of Olympic National Park are home to an amazing array of wildlife. Bring your binoculars and watch for: Birds Galore Around 300 species …

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5 Ways to Slow Down and Embrace Fall

August 14, 2019

Road trip your way around the Olympic Peninsula and Olympic National Park Fall is the perfect time for a stress-relief visit to the Olympic Peninsula. The crowds are small, the days are short (but still long enough), the air is …

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Beaver Waterfall in Spring

6 Tips for Visiting the Olympic Peninsula in Early Spring

March 22, 2019

Visiting the Olympic Peninsula in early spring is a unique experience. Yes, it can get rainy, but good gear will negate any reasons to not get out there to enjoy the lush greens and fresh air. You can find exquisite …

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