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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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A great place to plan your Olympic adventure

Make sure you stop here before entering the park. They have everything from maps to books to displays. Of course they also give great advice. Lots of parking and good restrooms... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Everett, Washington
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Everett, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Make sure you stop here before entering the park. They have everything from maps to books to displays. Of course they also give great advice. Lots of parking and good restrooms too.

Thank GenotheViking
Frankfort, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Unfornuately the Center was JAM packed with people the afternoon we visited. We kinda did a self tour of the visitor center and looked thru the information that was available, Didn't have an opportunity to talk with a Ranger to ask any questions. Seemed like most were asking the same question about Hurricane Ridge, all you had to do was... More 

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the road
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped by to get our passes and information, and were really glad we did. A road blockage on 101 forced us to change our plans. The staffer patiently helped us to work through the pros and cons of alternatives, and we ended up with a wonderful trip. The Center itself is well-laid out in a green setting with a... More 

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here on the way to hurricane ridge. There was a good amount of information about the Olympic National Park and we picked up a couple of maps. Worth a visit if you are staying in the park for a few days.

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Front Royal, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful views.... you feel like you are up in the clouds! There is a nice shop...a little snack bar and plenty of picnic areas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's rewarding treat for anyone who loves nature. The endless mountains will take your breathe away. If you pack your own lunch, you can sit on amy picnic table to view the mountains. Seeing the deers walking in front of you. Or, you can hiking to see all of the wild flowers blooming, what else can you ask for?

Thank Max F
beloit wisc
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

awesome national park, be sure to bring a jacket or sweat shirt esp if you are hiking in the rain forest or in the mountains

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Haslet, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have seen some beautiful visitors' centers in our travels, especially the lovely new one at Mt. St. Helen's, but this one needs to go to the top of the list for renovation. It was too small to handle all the visitors on the day we were there in midsummer. The Rangers were doing a great job of checking in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You need to stop here if you want to backpack in the park. Everything you need to know about the park can be answered here. This is not where you pay the entrance to the park.

Thank 451Billy
Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Olympic NP is so big. This is a great place to start your trip planning. The rangers and volunteers are very helpful and offer great tips on how to best visit the different areas of the park.

Thank smokymtndeb

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