Olympic National Park is so huge you can’t possibly see it in a day! But you can be sure you don’t miss the most important places in the park by checking out a few good guides first. To make your visit as easy and breezy as possible, we’re sharing our favorite resources on exploring the Olympic National Park.
First on our list is Peninsula Trips. Peninsula Trips has consolidated all of the most important information into one place in order for you to plan each aspect of your trip. They are also available to answer trip planning questions, making this a must visit site when you’re trying to figure out what to see in Olympic National Park.
Olympic National Park spans more than 1400 square miles, across several different ecosystems allowing days or even weeks of exploration. If you want to cover the most ground and see the park’s hottest spots, download one of our personalized day trip maps before you start. If you have only one day to spend and want to visit the three main ecosystems -Hurricane Ridge (the mountains), Hoh Rain Forest (the forest) and Rialto Beach (the coast), the National Park Service will show you how. REI also offers expert advice on what to expect when visiting Olympic National Park along with recommendations on hikes, climbs, paddle spots and winter activities.
If hiking is your thing, there is no shortage of hiking trails in the Olympic National Park. Make the most of your hike with this this great guide book featuring 66 trails in and around the park.
After a full day (or days) of exploring, you’ll want a comfortable, quiet place to rest your head and we’ve got you covered – literally, in some of the best linens around. Although the park is amazing, we offer a few things that it doesn’t – in-room spa treatments, gourmet breakfast options and Cordon Bleu-trained chef-created midnight snacks. Book your park-inspired room and let the explorations begin!