National marine sanctuary offices and visitor centers closed to the public; waters remain open

NOAA's national marine sanctuary offices and visitor centers are currently closed to the public, and in accordance with Executive Order 13991 - Protecting the Federal Workforce and Requiring Mask Wearing, all individuals in NOAA-managed areas are required to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance on mask-wearing and maintaining social distances. Sanctuary waters remain open for responsible use in accordance with CDC guidance, U.S. Coast Guard requirements, and local regulations. More information on the response from NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries can be found on sanctuaries.noaa.gov/coronavirus/.

Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Visitor Information section includes Visitor Maps, Featured Places, Discovery Center, Things To Do, and Visitor Links
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Visitor Information section includes Visitor Maps, Featured Places, Discovery Center, Things To Do, and Visitor Links
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Visitor Information section includes Visitor Maps, Featured Places, Discovery Center, Things To Do, and Visitor Links Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Visitor Information section includes Visitor Maps, Featured Places, Discovery Center, Things To Do, and Visitor Links

25th Anniversary Events

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Port Angeles Concert on the Pier celebrating 25 years of Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. This is a free community concert hosted by Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary and City of Port Angeles, featuring live music, educational booths and family fun activities to celebrate Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary's 25th anniversary. For more information contact Chris.ButlerMinor@noaa.gov (360-406-2092)


 

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Noon - 2:00pm

Olympic Coast Discovery Center will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary with family friendly games, hands-on activities, appearances by Sanctuary Sam, and cake. For more information contact Chris.ButlerMinor@noaa.gov (360-406-2092)

 

 

 


 

Friday, August 2, 2019

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Kalaloch Lodge Sip and Paint with local artist Todd Fischer. Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Foundation and Kalaloch Lodge will host a sanctuary inspired "Sip and Paint" wine tasting and art instruction event at Kalaloch Lodge in Olympic National Park. This is a great event to kick off your Get Into Your Sanctuary adventures! To purchase tickets, contact Kalaloch Lodge Front desk by calling 360-962-2271 ext 1000.


 

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Friday, August 2, 2019, Meet at Beach 4 Trailhead at 7:00am

Saturday, August 3, 2019, Meet at Beach 4 Trailhead at 8:00am

World-class tidepool and beach exploration at Beach 4 at Kalaloch with Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary experts. During these incredibly low tides, it's a great place to discover marine life and Get Into You Sanctuary. Wear sturdy shoes or rubber boots that can get wet. Dress in layers and bring raingear, sunscreen, and sunglasses. For more information contact Nicole.Harris@noaa.gov (360-406-2082)


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Saturday, August 3 - Sunday, August 4, 2019

Free Vet Into Your Sanctuary fishing trips aboard Neah Bay fishing charter boat Windsong for U.S veterans and their families. Space is limited. Call 360-406-2084 or email Jacqueline.Laverdure@noaa.gov for more information.

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