If weather and equipment cooperate, wildlife biologists will begin counting mountain goats in Olympic National Park and the neighboring Olympic National Forest next week.
In the wake of last week's fatal grizzly bear attack in Yellowstone National Park, and last fall's fatal goring by a mountain goat of a hiker in Olympic National Park, are park officials doing enough to educate visitors on wildlife?
National Park Road Trip 2011: Lake Crescent Lodge, Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort, Log Cabin Resort in Olympic National Park
A cow elk that had become brazen around visitors to the Hoh Rain Forest in Olympic National Park was put down by rangers after efforts to haze the animal proved fruitless, park officials said.
The Memorial Day Weekend is the traditional kickoff to the summer travel season, but in Olympic National Park getting around could be difficult in some areas of the park due to road work.