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Olympic National Park Visitor Center


Olympic National Park Visitor Center – Stop into the Visitor Center to get maps, check out exhibits and a homesteading cabin.

    In the Discovery Room kids will find a touch tables and information about wildlife, birds, fish, trees and plants in Olympic National Park. Learn how to identify tracks of cougar, river otter, raven, black bear, gray wolf, snowshoe hare, Roosevelt elk, check out tree rings of a 650 year old Douglas fir, and learn about how Native Americans hunted an harpooned whales for food.
      Outside, check out the Beaumont one room homesteader cabin, and take a forest stroll on Living Forest Trail (half mile round trip, strollers okay) or go down to the Peabody Creek Trail (half mile loop).
      Around the Visitor Center are picnic tables, and both trails have benches, so bring your lunch and eat outdoors.
      Visitor Center is located near Port Angeles, on Mount Angeles Rd, before the park entrance.
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