Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park

4.8
#1 of 17 in Scenic Drive in Washington State
Ski and snowboard in winter or hike and camp in summer at Hurricane Ridge, a pristine site that affords all-encompassing views of the Pacific coastline. Sitting 1,598 m (5,242 ft) high in the mountains of Olympic National Park, in an intense wind zone, the ridge has unpredictable weather where it can snow any time of year. The drive along the ridge overlooks the Olympic mountain range with views of meadows and snow-capped peaks. Watch for wildlife here. Check the visitor center's information desk, which provides maps and tips regarding the park's facilities and regulations. A snack bar and restrooms are also available on-site. To visit Hurricane Ridge on your trip to Olympic National Park, use our Olympic National Park trip planner.
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  • There was a sign saying the road was closed in 5 miles but we still drove on as we didn't know why. Turns out, there was snow overnight and everything was closed! The person at the booth was very...  more »
  • My title says it all. We were up the ridge earlier in the morning so saw wildlife along the way and just the beauty of the area is breathtaking. Learned a lot about the area with the signposts in...  more »
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  • This place was pretty awesome to hike around in.
  • Way better than expected and the view was better than Mt Rainier. Easy hike for a family.

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