Things to do

It's Time for Tidepooling!

Take time to discover and explore the miniature world of tide pools on the Olympic Peninsula's Pacific coastal and Strait of Juan de Fuca beaches. As breezes blow away the morning mist, you'll discover dozens of fascinating tide...

Birding on the Olympic Peninsula Tour #5

Watcher's View #5:

  • Leave Fort Flagler back south on highway 116,
     
  • On Oak Bay Road turn right.  
     
  • On to Port Hadlock, at stop sign across from QFC supermarket in Hadlock...
Birding on the Olympic Peninsula Tour #6

Watcher's View #6

  • From #5
     
  • Pull out and go left (East) along waterfront (keep an eye out for workers...
Birding on the Olympic Peninsula Tour #7

Watcher's View #7

  • Last, is a trip to Fort Worden in Port Townsend.  Go on through town’s historic downtown district to Monroe Street, turn left, go to stop sign,
     
  • Right on Roosevelt,...
Rialto Beach - Spectacular sunsets and wild Pacific coast

THE BEACH IS CALLING YOU!

But not just any beach. Come visit awesome Rialto Beach. Not only is Rialto one of the most popular beaches on the Olympic Peninsula, it's also one of the most accessible. Park...

The Extraordinary Shi Shi Beach

Perhaps the most dramatic beach in Washington State.

Shi Shi Beach is located west of Neah Bay. Shi Shi (pronounced shy-shy) was named "best nature beach" by the Travel Channel. It's a day trip you'll remember....

Nature's Three-in-One Package! Sol Duc Hot Springs, Falls and River

Named "Land of Sparkling Water" by the Quileute Tribe, Sol Duc Falls and Hot Springs is a place good for the body and Soul.

Whether soaking in the beauty of the area or soaking in the healing powers of Sol Duc...

Knitting and Fiber Arts Throughout the Olympic Peninsula

Given the temperate year-round climate, the Olympic Peninsula is filled with fibers arts activities from  knitting groups to festivals to farm tours featuring sheep, llamas and alpacas. You'll find everything from felting to spinning,...

Breathe Mile-High Air at Hurricane Ridge!

Hurricane Ridge, 17 miles south of Port Angeles, in Olympic National Park, will make you feel like you're on top of the world. And, in fact, you are!  Hurricane Ridge is reached by taking Hwy 101 into Port Angeles.  Look for the...

Olympic Discovery Trail

A paved trail system that connects Port Townsend on Puget Sound to the Pacific beaches at La Push is 70% on abandoned Railroad grade. The trail is growing as sections are completed and is being constructed as a non-motorized corridor, including...