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Hurricane Ridge Visitors Center

Olympic National Park, WA
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Offers great views of Mount Olympus, Bailey Range and Mount Carrie.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“visitor center” (46 reviews)
“hurricane ridge” (78 reviews)
Olympic National Park, WA
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This should be your first stop to pick up a map and get information on an advisories, road conditions, animal warnings, and trails that suits your activity level. The visitor center is in a temporary location until renovations are complete. Still easy to access, close...More

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was wonderful! The views were awesome. Nice gift shop, People were very friendly. Great views of Mt Olympus. Road in was pretty goad along with some nice views along the way of Port Angeles and the strait. Nice jumping off point to take...More

Thank Joebob747
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have lived in or around Port Angeles for my whole life and don't visit this site often enough. The scenery is fantastic. It's always busy in the summer. The visitor center has some very good interpretive displays. There are also ranger talks and ranger...More

Thank Marcia H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The drive up to Hurricane Ridge is one of my favorites in the state. It's not open year round; too much snow. But for the late spring to early fall months, it's gorgeous. Amazing views out over the Strait of Juan de Fuca to British...More

Thank Lissa M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another beautiful place to visit and enjoy the unspoiled beauty of God's beautiflu country. Wonderful gift shop and a great place for hiking. Could use some additional parking other than that it was Awesome1

Thank Debra F
Reviewed 6 September 2017

It was overcast in Port Angeles but we were assured the views were good from the top. We made the 60+ drive up and back and stayed a few minutes on the top taking pictures. We were short on time to make the ferry to...More

Thank Bobby R
Reviewed 5 September 2017

If you are going, pack the car full of people. Price is per car. $25 PER CAR. So stuff in 6 people and prepare to drive 18 miles up a curvy road for amazing views of the Olympic Park Mountains and across the strait to...More

Thank Kim J
Reviewed 4 September 2017

From the large, attractive visitors' center, there is an outstanding view of the snow-topped Olympic Range (along with a large illustration identifying each peak. Inside there is extensive information about the flora and fauna, dining area, etc. The drive from there along Hurricane Ridge is...More

Thank klineposada1944
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Its beautiful and the mountains look amazing! The visitor center staff were very nice and helpful. I did enjoy the trails that were right at the visitors center. This park is so beautiful

Thank Kimberly F
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Stopped here before we hiked the hurricane hill trail. Beautiful views we went in July but there was still a bit of snow at the top of the hike. Saw a goat. They are much bigger then I expected. The views at the end of...More

Thank Keisha_HB0216
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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.