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Olympic Region Recreation Information 
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The Olympic Region surrounds the Olympic Peninsula and offers a variety of quality recreation experiences. The region has 10 campgrounds, 4 designated multi-use trails with approximately 40 miles of trails for hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, motorcycling, and ORV or 4x4, as well as numerous other trails for non-motorized activities. The majority of the campgrounds have river or lake access for boating, fishing, and other water activities. The region is located near the Olympic National Park, Hoh Rain Forest, Olympic National Forest, Olympic Experimental State Forest, as well as the many coastal beaches in the region. The region encompasses approximately 371,000 acres of state forest, agriculture, urban and conservation lands.

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November 7, 2014

Find out which recreation sites in the Olympic Region are open or closed...and more. Select one of the following links:

Recreation areas by county

Important Information: All campgrounds in the Olympic Region are rustic. No garbage service is provided, so please pack out what you pack in. Visitors should expect limited services. The maximum stay length allowed is 7 days in a 30-day period of time.

Looking for directions? Find directions to Olympic Region recreation sites in DNR's Recreation Guide Map.

Clallam COUNTY

Recreation AreaStatus Additional Information

Bear Creek Campground

 

Open

 

Foothills ORV Trailhead & Trails

 

Open
*Note 6/4/12: For safety reasons, DNR has temporarily closed portions of the Foothills Trail due to an active timber harvest. Learn more.

Little River Trailhead & Trail

 

Open

Lyre River Campground

 

Open

 

Murdock Beach Access

 

Open

Sadie Creek Trailhead, Vista & Trail

 

Open*

*Note: Sections of Sadie Creek Trail and PS-S 1000 Road are closed temporarily due to timber harvest activity in the vicinity. Learn more.

Striped Peak Vista, Trailhead & Trail

 

Open

JEFFERSON COUNTY

Recreation AreaStatus Additional Information

Copper Mine Bottom Campground

 

Open*

*Note: Copper Mine Bottom Campground will experience periodic closures throughout Summer 2014 due to fish barrier removal and timber harvest work. Learn more.

Please contact DNR Olympic Region Office before planning your trip at 360-374-2800.

 

Cottonwood Campground

 

Open

 

Hoh Oxbow Campground

 

Open

 

Minnie Peterson Campground

 

Open

 

South Fork Hoh Campground

 

Open*

CLOSED:  due to tree maintenance thru mid-November 2014.

Please contact DNR Olympic Region Office before planning your trip at 360-374-2800.

 

Upper Clearwater Campground

 

Open*

*Note: Upper Clearwater Campground will experience periodic closures throughout Summer 2014 due to fish barrier removal and timber harvest work. Learn more.

Please contact DNR Olympic Region Office before planning your trip at 360-374-2800.

 

Willoughby Creek Day-Use Area

 

Open

Primarily a day-use site. Self-contained RV camping is allowed.

Yahoo Lake Campground

 

Open*

*Note: Yahoo Lake Campground will experience periodic closures throughout Summer 2014 due to fish barrier removal and timber harvest work. Learn more.

Please contact DNR Olympic Region Office before planning your trip at 360-374-2800.

 

Pets
Pets are allowed on DNR-managed lands, except in areas that are closed to pets or animals for the protection of wildlife, sensitive natural systems, special cultural areas, or for other purposes. All pets must be on leash. If pets are accompanying livestock, they can be off leash but must be voice controlled. (Learn more)

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 Contacts

General Recreation Contact
Washington State Department of Natural Resources
recreation@dnr.wa.gov

Olympic Region
Washington State Department of Natural Resources
360-374-2800
olympic.region@dnr.wa.gov

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