How will you get here? Whether you are flying, driving, taking a bus or a ferry, the information on this page will help guide your way.
As you plan your trip, keep in mind that Olympic National Park is very big! Planning to explore the mountains of Hurricane Ridge or the waterfalls of Sol Duc? You may want to make your home base in Port Angeles, Washington, or near Lake Crescent. Want to stroll through the lush Hoh Rain Forest or tidepool along the coast? Consider a home base in the Forks, Washington, area. Want to get closer to nature? Explore our campgrounds! Don't feel like roughing it? There are also several lodging options within the park.
Once you've decided how you'll get here and where you'll stay, use our Getting Around page linked below to see transportation times between the places you'd like to visit. Plan ahead to make the most of your time in this breathtaking national park! And be sure to check road conditions before you go - especially if you're planning your visit in fall or winter!
Traveling by Car
Traveling by Ferry
The Washington State Ferries system has a number of routes which access the Olympic Peninsula via Puget Sound. There are several port destinations that will get you across the sound and onto the peninsula and on your way to Olympic National Park.
Traveling by Bus
Last updated: September 3, 2022