Explore miles of remote Olympic beaches, and discover the solitude of wilderness.
Set in the northwest corner (see Maps
) of the Lower 48 States, the Olympic Peninsula
is renowned for its remote beaches and spectacular scenery - whether in the mountains or along the
coast. The Olympics reward those who come prepared. Equip yourself with a sense of adventure and
adequate information about the many destinations and attractions that set this corner of the world
We've included travel tips on Featured Places
. We are happy to point you
to partner organizations whose missions include serving the visitor. Follow the links to more
The Olympic Coast Discovery Center is a great place to start your adventures.
When you pass through Port Angeles as you head east, west, or north (to Victoria, BC), stop in at our
Olympic Coast Discovery Center
, located in "The Landing," on the
Port Angeles waterfront. The Olympic Coast Discovery Center has information for the whole family
about our work in marine conservation, the animals and habitats of the Olympic Coast and the part
you play in protecting our marine environment. Staffed by trained docents during the summer months,
the Olympic Coast Discovery Center is a good launching point for your travels to the coast.
Every trip to the ocean's edge provokes our curiosity and sense of wonder.
Check out our Things To Do
page. Whether it's surfing,
tidepooling, diving or hiking, you'll get solid local knowledge about the best places to go.
See our Visitor Links
page for additional information,