Olympic National Park Visitor Center, Port Angeles, Washington, USA
Your Olympic National Park Visitor Center information and locations, with details about Olympic National Park Ranger Stations and Wilderness Information Centers. There are three different Visitor Centers located in the 1,442-square-mile Olympic National Park (ONP), all of them on the north and west sides of the Park which get the lion’s share of visitors.
The visitor center contains Exhibits on salmon, mountain lions, Roosevelt elk, and aboriginal tribal life Info on backpacking and trip-planning, including trail reports, safety and weather
“Discovery Room” for children “Mosaic of Diversity,” an award-winning 25-minute film, that can be viewed upon request 2 short nature trails through the 38 acre campus Go adventuring with the kids in the hands-on “Discovery Room,” where you’ll have as much fun as they will learning about the plants and animals in the area. They can try on a real ranger hat or troop around in a park volunteer coat.
Learn about the numerous activities for teens in the ONP. This can include adventures such as backpacking, hiking, and white-water or sea kayaking.
It can also include educational ventures, such as the Natural Resources Elwha River Field Course. This is a three-week summer course which gives high school students the opportunity to work within, and learn about, a local eco-system.
For fun and education for all ages, check out the ranger-led programs, campfire programs and ranger guided interpretive walks that are available throughout the summer at various destinations and campgrounds throughout the Olympic National Park.
Here are those Olympic National Park Visitor Centers, with information on ranger stations and visitor information centers below. This location is open daily, though hours vary according to season. For detailed information on hours and park entrance fees, call (360) 565-3130
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