Olympic National Park Updates - Port Angeles

Olympic National Park: Current Updates

Before you set out on your Olympic National Park adventure or even just head up to Hurricane Ridge, we recommend checking the Olympic National Park’s website for alerts, current updates and information AND by tuning in to their Twitter accounts for the most current park announcements like new trail openings, weather updates, road closures, construction, etc. The Olympic National Park is almost a million acres in size which equates to a lot of territory and forest to manage. Let’s give our park rangers a hand for getting us this information!

Olympic National Park & Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center Updates

Saturday, January 18 @ 8:00am - Road status uncertain at this time. Conditions are currently being assessed. If the road opens, it will likely be a late opening. Next update at 9:00am.
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Friday, January 17 @ 07:50 am - The Hurricane Ridge Road will remain closed today due to the park weather and safety leave policy being in effect.
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Winter weather advisory in effect w/ high winds & heavy snow possible. Travel not recommended in the park during weather event. Upper Hoh Road currently closed to vehicles at park boundary due to weather & road conditions. Graves Creek & North Fork Rds closed due to snow. https://t.co/Nrog6iUwGa
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Sun, Jan 19 @ 8:00am: Hurricane Ridge Road will open at 9am. Concessions, rope tows, and tubing open, poma closed. Chains recommended for 2WD vehicles to wear above mile 12, all other vehicles must carry chains. The road will close at 4, all vehicles must be below the gate by 5pm
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The lower road is slushy, and then compact snow above mile 9. Please use the pullouts when chaining up. Avalanche danger is considerable today.
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RT @olympicforest: ⚠️Forest Road 2258, Quinault Ridge, is closed at milepost 1.6 due to storm damage. https://t.co/ctb0GWbjrG https://t.co/
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Saturday, January 18 @ 9:06am - Hurricane Ridge Road will remain closed today due to road conditions and mechanical issues.
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Our Visitor and Resource Protection Rangers are dedicated to serving the public, protecting park resources, responding to emergencies, and making parks safer. On this #LawEnforcementAppreciationDay, and every day, we thank you for your service. #LEAD2020 #USParkRanger #USPP #NPS https://t.co/ISvfvsMFzH
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RT @Interior: Shoreline pools left by retreating waves reflect the sunlight beautifully @OlympicNP. Pic courtesy of Benjamin Marar #Washing…
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