Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park
Categories: Scenic Drives, Hiking Trails, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots, Outdoor Activities
Ski and snowboard in winter or hike and camp in summer at Hurricane Ridge, a pristine site that affords all-encompassing views of the Pacific coastline. Sitting 1,598 m (5,242 ft) high in the mountains of Olympic National Park, in an intense wind zone, the ridge has unpredictable weather where it can snow any time of year. The drive along the ridge overlooks the Olympic mountain range with views of meadows and snow-capped peaks. Watch for wildlife here. Check the visitor center's information desk, which provides maps and tips regarding the park's facilities and regulations. A snack bar and restrooms are also available on-site. Put Hurricane Ridge into our Olympic National Park vacation planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Olympic National Park.
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The view is stunning. This should be the number 1 must visit place once you are in Olympic National Park.
When we started up to Hurricane Ridge the clouds moved in and it began to pour! As we got to the top parking area; the rain stopped but the temps had dropped significantly. The surrounding mountains w... read more »
You can't get a better view of the Olympic range! Several trails...great information...breathtaking views! Port Angeles is a very nice town to have breakfast before heading up to the Ridge. We come he... read more »
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