Olympic National Park
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.
Odds and Ends -- Bears and Guns, Shuttles, Roads, Cycling, and More -- From Around the National Park System
Clingmans Dome Road opening early in Great Smoky Mountains, spring cycling in Yellowstone National Park, and other tidbits from around the National Park System.
A decline in razor clam numbers along the Kalaloch Beach in Olympic National Park has prompted park officials to close the clamming season there for the rest of the season.
Olympic National Park officials are proposing changes to their fishing regulations, in part to clarify existing regulations and in part to better manage fisheries as dams along the Elwha River are removed.
Another photo exhibit is scheduled to benefit national parks, this one in Seattle with the proceeds to go towards programs at Olympic, Mount Rainier, and North Cascades national parks.
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A mountain goat that fatally gored a hiker in Olympic National Park was in the fevered state of rut, but otherwise seemed to be a healthy animal, according to necropsy results released Thursday.
Olympic National Park officials are trying to determine if a 63-year-old Washington man was killed during an encounter with a mountain goat in the park's backcountry.