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Olympic National Forest and Park

The Olympic National Forest and Park which neighbor Sequim provide endless recreational opportunities. This area lies in the rainshadow of the Olympic Mountains and contains some of the driest ecosystems on the Olympic Peninsula. Running from the mountains to salt water, the district includes alpine botanical wonderlands, several major rivers, and the 50,000 acre Buckhorn Wilderness. Recreation opportunities include hiking and interpretive trails, campgrounds, and a self guided auto tour.

Permits are required year-round to park at specific trailheads in the National Forest, Permits are available online and at the chamber of commerce. Wilderness Camping Permits are required for all overnight stays in the Olympic National Park. Backcountry permits are available at the Port Angeles Wilderness Information Center and select ranger stations.

Please visit the links below for more information on campgrounds, trails and fees.
  • Olympic National Park
  • Olympic National Park Field Guide
  • Olympic National Forest