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Offers great views of Mount Olympus, Bailey Range and Mount Carrie.
Olympic National Park, WA
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All reviews gift shop visitor center hurricane ridge friendly rangers snack bar clean restrooms parking lot rest rooms spectacular views port angeles viewing area picnic tables olympic mountains goat hiking trails beautiful drive parking area
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Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

Excellent staff. Ample parking available. Washroom are clean. Great place to refilled water. Best on a hot summer's day

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Try_travel001
Reviewed 19 October 2018

View from the visitor center is breathtaking if its a sunny day. Trail to the ridge is also quite easy. Requires good hiking shoes if its raining. Enough parking available and road access till the visitor center.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank debadritap
Reviewed 17 October 2018

The drive to here from the main National Park Visitor Centre climaxes to this point where the parking lot opens out to a wonderful panorama of the Olympic Mountains. WOW! In September, it's still a little frosty in the morning for a hike so wear...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Canucksontheloose
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Visitors center staff was so helpful and knowledgeable. Food was regular snacky type, many goodies to buy.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CoralYBC
Reviewed 11 October 2018

The vista of the mountains in the Olympic Nation Park is beyond description. The park is always a welcome experience to share with out of town guest. Traveling from sea level to the 5242 elevation center is spectacular. The informational video says it all so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kenneth B
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This was our favorite visitors center att he Olympic National Park, even better than the main center at the base of the mountain.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank joedvet
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Like most national parks, Olympic has a terrific little intro video and a topo model that gives you a great orientation to the park. You can stand along the sidewalk by the visitor's center and get tremendous views of the mountains, or you can take...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NM_Dreamer
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful drive up to the visitor center. Had a few places to stop and take pictures. The visitor center is nice and a good place to stop and use the bathroom as well as get information about Olympic national park.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mallory215
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Part of the best of the Visitor Center is outside - the Rangers. The Visitor Center is a modest affair with large windows overlooking the mountains and a small gift store. There is a Ranger's desk where Rangers are available to discuss the area and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MikeB1952
Reviewed 14 September 2018

If it is a clear day get up and drive to the top of Hurricane Ridge. The morning views from the Vistor's Center parking lot are worth the early start. And of course if you enjoy photography the light is great. The other advantage is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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6 July 2017|
Response from 1natureseeker | Reviewed this property |
I "think" it is b/c I don't remember any switchbacks. But I would call the Visitors Center to make sure.