There’s No Place like the Olympic Peninsula
From snow-capped peaks to wild ocean beaches, get ready to explore one of the most captivating places on the planet! Discover the breathtaking natural beauty of pristine mountain trails and thundering waterfalls, take in the serene experience of the rain forests, relax in a natural hot spring, or wander the unspoiled ocean beaches. Delight in local festivals and events, celebrating our unique Olympic Coast Cuisine, our agricultural bounty, our culture, music and arts. All in one unforgettable destination!
At the center of it all, lies the Olympic National Park, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Reserve, encompassing nearly one million acres of mountains and alpine meadows, rain forest valleys and 73 miles of unmatched wilderness coastline. The Park is surrounded by the Olympic National Forest, with another half-million acres of recreation lands. Throughout, you’ll find hundreds of trails to explore.
Ringing the Olympic Peninsula like a necklace, you’ll find our small, friendly communities, each a jewel in their individual personalities and unique histories. Each offers a variety of lodging, dining, cultural centers and recreation. Visit the local farms, art galleries and visitor centers to meet the locals and share their stories. Take time to learn about the rich native heritage of the Olympic Peninsula in tribal centers, museums, galleries and at local events. Explore, play, breathe deeply and relax. You’re on the Olympic Peninsula, and there is no place like this place!
Find out more at OlympicPeninsula.org.