Visit the wettest area in the continental United States.
Olympic National Park is located at Washington's Olympic Peninsula in the Pacific Northwest. You can see several different ecosystems ranging from dramatic mountain peaks to old-growth forests. The summit of Mount Olympus often has rock climbers. Visitors can also take hiking and backpacking trails through the park's rainforests along the Pacific coastline. Along the shoreline, visit the tide pools to see sea creatures in the sand at low tide.
The park's forest, coastal, and mountain ecosystems combine to create a spectacular escape for anyone seeking adventure in the great outdoors. This is both a World Heritage Site and an International Biosphere Reserve that serves as a living laboratory and natural playground for all. Millions of people visit the Olympic National Park annually to experience its stunning beauty and diversity. No matter when you come, you will find countless opportunities for adventure, exploration, and outdoor recreation. Journey through the vast wilderness of Olympic National Park with your friends and family.