Backpacking in the Olympic National Park near Port Angeles

Backpacking in Port Angeles & the Olympic National Park

With the Olympic National Park (ONP) at our doorstep, it’s no wonder why Backpacker Magazine named Port Angeles as one of their favorite National Park getaway towns. Port Angeles attracts serious backpackers as well as those just looking for casual hiking experiences around the Olympic Peninsula. Bear cans are mandatory when hiking within the park so head to the Hurricane Ridge ranger station to pick yours up. Here are a few of the popular hiking trails to explore:

Hurricane Hill (3.2 miles)

Mt. Muller (12-mile loop)

Mt. Storm King (3.8 miles round-trip)

La Push (First, Second and Third Beach)