Explore the Outdoors in Port Angeles, the Olympic National Park & the Olympic Peninsula
From Hurricane Ridge in the Olympic National Park to high lakes to waterfalls and the Pacific Ocean, Port Angeles is a destination made for hiking.
Beaches are plentiful in Port Angeles. Explore our seaside city and the calm water bay of the Strait of Juan de Fuca ideal for tidepooling, paddle sports, scuba and fishing. Then head out to discover over 400 miles of Pacific coastline on the Peninsula.
Port Angeles is one of the most bike-friendly destinations in all of Washington for both mountain biking and road cycling. Bring your bike — or rent one — to explore the 130-mile Olympic Discovery Trail.
With the Olympic National Park at our doorstep, it’s no wonder why Backpacker Magazine named Port Angeles as one of their favorite National Park getaway towns.
Keep your cool at one of the nearby lakes and rivers for a day of boating, swimming, paddling or hiking.
You’re likely familiar with the Olympic National Park already, but did you know that Port Angeles has over 40 more parks to play in?