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Olympic National Park Visitor Center

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Address: 3002 Mount Angeles Road, Port Angeles, WA 98362-6798
Phone Number: 360 565-3130
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Very nice scenery

We drove up to hurricane ridge. There were amazing views and pristine scenery. It was a nice short drive from Port Angeles.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Pocatello, Idaho
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Pocatello, Idaho
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We drove up to hurricane ridge. There were amazing views and pristine scenery. It was a nice short drive from Port Angeles.

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

So we followed good advice and have had great time hiking and driving around. We are planning to come back and get some help again in nearest future

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Port Angeles, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

If you're not familiar with the park or the peninsula, it's worth your time to stop here before going into the park. They have the typical informative rangers on staff, all the permits, guide books, maps, and stuff that you'd need to explore the park and surrounding area. I've enjoyed a number of the evening lecture programs held here over... More 

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Port Angeles, Washington
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28 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Very nice, helpful, informative staff on hand to talk about this magnificent park and it's amazing features. I visit the Park on a daily basis! National Parks have been offering lots of deals to visit the Parks, so call ahead to find out what days/holidays/ages don't have to pay fees.

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Bellingham, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We drove up to Hurricane Ridge! What a view! There are lots of places to pull over and take pictures of the amazing view. Highly recommend.

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Richmond, Virginia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

While it is winter there are still plenty to do. Has some great views despite the low clouds.Saw plenty of deer and eagles/ Great place any time of the year.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This is a very nice visitor center. The staff is friendly and willing to answer any questions you might have.

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Los Angeles, California
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127 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Incredible scenery throughout the park, great views along the ridge, deer alongside the road, snow to play in (even in May!--it snowed while we were ascending, and then stopped, but enough had fallen in a short amount of time that we could have a little snowball fight in one of the big fields!). Awesome day in a beautiful park. The... More 

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Seattle
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

They'll help you explore the majestic park no matter what you're looking for. From backpacking to bird watching, they will aid your discovery. Friendly too.

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Very helpful. Pointed out many options. Offered a lot of tips for day trips. Very knowledgeable about what was available locally as well as several hours away.

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