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Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park

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Scenic Drive
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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  • Hurricane Ridge takes real effort to get to in my opinion. I found it worth the effort, though I nearly froze. It is a magnificent view if it is at all a clear day. (This IS Washington.) Study the map...  more »
  • Hurricane Ridge is a spiral drive up to the ridge, watch for animals and clouds they move in crazy fast. Once up at the top they have a great gift shop and the view of Port Angeles is Great!  more »
  • We visited Olympic national park in August 2016. The weather was amazing, hot and nice blue skies. There were some wildfires at the time of our visit, but it didn't affect our stay. Driving Hurricane ...  more »