A bike ride is coming this weekend to Olympic National Park, where cyclists have a chance to ride the Hurricane Ridge Road from the Heart O' The Hills entrance station to the top of Hurricane Ridge.
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A $2 million gift from philanthropists Mike and Sue Raney will serve the dual purpose of restoring two iconic backpacking trails in Washington state while creating jobs and training for youths and recent veterans.
The road to the Elwha Valley in Washington’s Olympic National Park will be closed for two months starting Monday as crews repair damage from a string of floods last winter.
Before preparing a plan for managing the population of non-native mountain goats in Olympic National Park, wildlife biologists will conduct a population census in the park and adjacent areas of Olympic National Forest in Washington.
Proper preparation often makes the difference between merely seeing some good birds and coming home with a trip list bursting at the seams and a few lifers to boot. It’s easy to enjoy a birding trip without studying your field guides and knowing your geography, but to many birders the prep is half the fun.
With summer visitation building in Olympic National Park in Washington, officials are reminding visitors to keep their distance from mountain goats in particular and wildlife in general.
Fires, fire danger, and pretty big crowds will greet visitors in some corners of the National Park System this holiday weekend, and park officials are asking for both patience and great care while you're enjoying the parks.
After saving the Enchanted Valley Chalet from toppling into the East Fork of the Quinault River, Olympic National Park officials now are planning for the future of the historic structure and interested in your thoughts.
We stand on the cusp of the National Park Service’s second century, at an intersection of retrospection and promise. It’s the perfect point from which to look back on the first 100 years of the management of the world’s greatest park system, and to examine how it can be improved moving forward into the future.