Olympic National Forest
Washington, Port Angeles
Port Angeles, WA 98363
About Olympic National Forest
The Olympic National Forest is located on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington State and covers 632,000 hectares and offers a variety of camping options and settings. Hike through temperate rainforests, collect mussels on the Hood Canal, drive to scenic Lake Quinault, enjoy the changing scenery of the Olympic Mountains and Ocean, and more.
Hiking tours inside and outside the boat village are possible as well as traditional camprounds.
Rushing streams, waterfalls and a variety of hiking and camping opportunities in the Olympic National Forest, with hiking and boat villages are possible.
Take US Highway 101 and turn right at the intersection of US Highway 101, turn left and drive 6 miles to the driveway on the right.
For more information about the Olympic National Forest, please contact the National Park Service at 1 - 888 - 543 - 4357.
Bring your own water to the boil for drinking and other household purposes, or bring it to the boil to drink for other purposes. Drinking water is available from hand-pumped wells in the Olympic National Forest and a number of other sources.
For accessibility, please contact the Hoodsport Office for the location of the nearest water source and for more information on water access in the Olympic National Forest. Check availability at your local fire station or personally at your nearest fire station.
Access by car is required and can be restricted in the winter months, but is possible in the surrounding area. The Hoodsport and Olympic National Forest Fire Brigade are nearby and access by car is not required in the summer months due to limited access to water sources.
During the Great Depression of the 1930s, these huts were used as shelters for the homeless and homeless in the Olympic National Forest. The craftsmanship that contributed to the construction was recognized by the National Park Service and the U.S. Forest Service, as well as other national parks.
Call the National Park Service at (888) 762-4357 or the U.S. Forest Service website for more information about this project.
Follow Duckabush Road for 4 miles to the end of the sidewalk, then turn left onto the road at the intersection with U.S. Forest Service Road. Interrorem Cabin is located on the left side of this road and houses two bunk beds and a twin bedroom in each bedroom. Turn left off the park road into the DuckABush recreation area and follow it for 4 km until you reach a sidewalk.
You can then follow Duckabush Road for 4 miles to the intersection with U.S. Forest Service Road at the end of Park Road and turn left onto the road.
In the new hut there is an outdoor toilet, and drinking water is available from a single source - which is pumped well at the back of the hut.
Check with the Hoodsport Office for accessibility, and there are excellent short cottages for families within walking distance. Nearby there is a small park with picnic area, café, picnic tables, toilets and picnic benches.
The Interrorem Hut was built on the site of the Olympic National Forest, which at that time comprised a large part of the Olympic National Park. The cabin is just a short walk from the Ranger Hole Trailhead, a path that starts at the Ranger's Hole office in Hoodsport and starts at the Ranger's Hole Trailhead and car park.
Highway 101 descends South Shore Quinault Lake Road, turns east and drives three miles to Lake Quinasult Lodge. This large rustic lodge is set in a forest of towering conifers overlooking the Olympic National Forest and the Pacific Ocean.
There is a TV and telephone in the lobby, and a small conference room is available for private meetings and meetings with staff and guests of the lodge.
A special permit is required to stay in the Olympic National Forest area or any area within the Park, with a special permit from the Park Service.
The Quinault Rain Forest Nature Trail is a short 1 km trail with several signposts that interpret the fascinating features of the temperate rainforest. The nature trail can be accessed via the Quinasult Loop Trail or along the south bank of Quineult Lake Road until you find the short, 1 km trail. For more information about the park and nature trails in the Olympic National Forest, please contact the quinaULT office in the Pacific Ranger District located next to your lodge.
The Quinault Rain Forest Nature Trail is a short, 1 km long trail with several signposts that interpret the fascinating features of the temperate rainforest.
This two-story historic lodge was built in the mid-1920s and has welcomed thousands of visitors from around the world since the early 1930s, including President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Due to its popularity, the resort has added 50 adjacent units to the lodge, and the rooms for the season depend on the number of guests and the length of their stay at the hotel.
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