A Dog Lover’s Guide to the Olympic Peninsula

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What are the best places to bring your dog at Olympic National Park?

Calling all pet parents! The Olympic Peninsula beckons with its stunning scenery, vibrant communities, and a surprising abundance of pet-friendly havens. Whether your furry friend craves a good sniff on a forest trail, a playful romp in a dedicated dog park, or a relaxing beach walk, this Pacific Northwest gem has something special for every tail and paw!

When you stay at Domaine Madeleine boutique hotel, the Olympic Peninsula’s luxury pet-friendly lodging option, you’ll receive a pet welcome amenity package that includes all-natural dog treats, protective pet blanket, stainless steel water dish, compostable pet waste bags and closed waste receptacle, mud towels, pet paw wipes, and exclusive access to our private fenced dog garden where your furry friend can run off-leash among the tall evergreens.
Then, you can head out for adventure with your dog to these close by places:

Unleash the Fun:

  • Port Angeles Dog Park: Let your pup run free at this expansive park (4.4 stars on Google Maps) featuring separate areas for large and small dogs, agility equipment, and plenty of room to chase squirrels (metaphorically, of course). Located at 1469-1737 W Lauridsen Blvd, Port Angeles, WA 98363.
  • Lincoln Park: This popular hangout (4.3 stars) offers a dedicated dog park, a fishing pond for you to try your luck, and even a BMX track for the adventurous pup (on leash, of course!). Find it at 1900 W Lauridsen Blvd, Port Angeles, WA 98362.
  • Verne Samuelson Trail County Park: Immerse yourselves in nature on this quiet, wooded trail (4.3 stars) perfect for a leash-led hike alongside a babbling creek. Breathe in the fresh air and enjoy the serenity at US-101, Port Angeles, WA 98362.
  • West End Park: This hidden gem (4.7 stars) boasts stunning views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and a small, fenced-in dog area for your pet to explore safely. Relax and enjoy the scenery at W Railroad Ave, Port Angeles, WA 98362.
  • Harborview Park: Unleash your inner dog walker at this scenic park (4.7 stars) with a paved trail along the water, offering both exercise and breathtaking views. Explore the trails and enjoy the fresh air at 700 Ediz Hook Rd, Port Angeles, WA 98363.
  • Sequim Dog Park: This highly-rated park (4.8 stars) features separate areas for big and small dogs, agility equipment, and even a swimming pond for the water-loving canine.exclamation Let your pup loose at 202 N Blake Ave, Sequim, WA 98382.
  • Olympic Discovery Trail: This multi-use trail that spans from Port Townsend to La Push. The trail passes through Port Angeles and offers scenic views of the water and the mountains.
  • Madison Falls Trail: This quarter-mile paved trail leads to a beautiful waterfall. This trail is accessible and suitable for all ages and abilities.
  • Spruce Railroad Trail: This 10-mile trail that follows the north shore of Lake Crescent. This trail is part of the Olympic Discovery Trail, and is open to hikers, bikers, and dogs on leash. You can enjoy the views of the lake, the forest, and the historic railroad tunnels.


  • Always clean up after your pet.
  • Respect leash laws and park regulations.
  • Be mindful of wildlife and other park users.

With its stunning scenery, pet-friendly parks, and welcoming atmosphere, the Olympic Peninsula is the perfect place to create unforgettable memories with your furry best friend. So, pack your bags, grab your leash, and get ready for an adventure!


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