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2 edition of Roads and trails of Olympic National Park. found in the catalog.

Roads and trails of Olympic National Park.

Frederick Leissler

Roads and trails of Olympic National Park.

by Frederick Leissler

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Olympic National Park (Wash.).

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 84 p. :
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14352746M

    Olympic National Park is an American national park located in the State of Washington, on the Olympic Peninsula. The park has four regions: the Pacific coastline, alpine areas, the west side temperate rainforest and the forests of the drier east side. Within the park there are three distinct ecosystems which are subalpine forest and wildflower meadow, temperate forest, and the Location: Jefferson, Clallam, Mason, and . With temperate rainforests, snowcapped mountains, and driftwood-strewn beaches, the Olympic National Park is the stuff that dreams are made of. Those famous PNW clouds hang low, giving the whole area an ethereal quality. And yes, waterfalls really are everywhere on the Olympic Peninsula. There are tons of fun things to do in Olympic National Park!

    Deer Park Road Close to Port Angeles, this ATV road climbs to a ridge that’s about a mile high and offers views of peaks, river valleys, tundra, and even Vancouver Island. It also connects with an excellent hiking trail of the same name. Olympic National Park is a temperate rainforest national park, one that receives 14 feet of rain each year, and the wet forests are home to elk who pasture along salmon-filled rivers. There are 73 miles of rugged and wild wilderness coasts with mysterious sea stacks standing guard along the pristine coast while mountains loom in the distance.

      Take a motorcycle tour of Olympic Peninsula roads dotted with seafood joints and state parks en route to Olympic National Park. Author: Christy Karras.   From Seattle, you have two choices to get to the Olympic Peninsula. Either take the Bainbridge Ferry, cutting off an hour or so of travel time, or drive south through Tacoma. The ferry is the faster, and more exciting route, but it does cost $ per standard car, as well as $ per person. Rent an RV with Outdoorsy.


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Roads and trails of Olympic National Park by Frederick Leissler Download PDF EPUB FB2

Even though my copy was 30 years old, the roads and trails are essentially the same. Besides the book was cheap and in very good shape. It contains just what I wanted, detailed maps showing the roads, trails, peaks, shelters, ranger stations, lakes, rivers, streams, beaches, campgrounds, glaciers, swamps, park boundaries, resorts, buildings, etc.

Additionally, the mileages to 4/5(1). Park Map - This map shows the location of visitor services, campgrounds, lodging, and roads and trails in and around Olympic National Park.

Wilderness Map - This map is similar to the park map, but also includes wilderness campsite information. Permits are required to camp overnight in Olympic's wilderness areas. Roads and Trails of Olympic National Park [Frederick Leissler] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.4/5(1).

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The forest buffers the Olympic National Park and remains vehicle friendly. Over the years I’ve spent a little time exploring the Olympics on foot tackling trails, summitting a few peaks and glacading down Elenore. Now I can add driving the back roads to that list.

This is the main Olympic National Park map showing roads, trails, campgrounds, rivers, peaks, and visitor services. Click the image to view a full size JPG (2 mb) or download the PDF (26!. mb). The full park map is also available as a high-quality art.

Several other single track adventures surround Olympic National Park. A handful of recreational single track trails are in the northeast corner of the Olympic Peninsula, such as Anderson Lake State Park, Gibbs Lake County Park, trails on Miller Peninsula and the highly rated Dungeness-Gold Creek : () 20 rows  miles.

Paved, narrow, winding mountain road, steep in places. Olympic Hot. Only "warning" for Hurricane Ridge that would affect most people seems to be don't go too early in the morning: "Hurricane Ridge Road will be closed overnight through am of most weekdays from May 19 through June 5. The road will remain open daily from am to sunset, and will remain fully open on weekends and Memorial Day.".

An Olympic National Park road trip has been on my Washington to do list since we landed in America. It has to be one of the most diverse national parks on the planet. Stretching over nearly a million acres on Washington’s west coast, its beauty encompasses wild beaches, rugged coastlines, wet dense rainforest, epic mountain ranges, waterfalls.

52 Olympic Peninsula Hikes; This simple to use trail guide gives you 52 awesome hikes around the Olympic National Park and the Olympic detailed trail descriptions, color images (yes, they are in color!) and tips for hiking each trail, this is your ultimate guide to perfect weekend getaways.

If you love the outdoors, Olympic National Park of Washington State is a dream destination with three different ecosystems to explore: Its horseshoe cluster of mountains contains more than glaciers and 13 rivers radiating outward. Below the snowy peaks are subalpine forests and meadows bursting with wildflowers in summer.

The park also includes 60 miles of [ ]Author: REI Staff. This is the Olympic National Park entry in the extensive Falcon Guides series. When looking for a hiking guide book of a park, we generally look for the Falcon Guide first.

With few exceptions, they are very good at what they do, and we like to have a consistent format to get used to. Covering square meters in the Olympic Peninsula, the Olympic National Park is the jewel of Washington State, concealing a rich cultural and natural heritage.

This gorgeous corner of the United States boasts a wild coastline, lush temperate rainforests, and glacier-clad peaks that tower over it all. 95 percent of Olympic National Park is designated wilderness. It is the 6th most frequently visited national park in the system.

According to the National Park Service, there are currently full-time park rangers and seasonal workers, totaling Home / Top 25 Attractions / Best of the USA / Interstate Highway Guides / National Parks / State Highpoints / Road Trip Planning TOP DAY HIKES IN THE UNITED STATES Welcome to 's guide to the top day hikes in the USA.

The United States is blessed with thousands and thousands of miles of fantastic hiking trails. Home / Top 25 Attractions / Best of the USA / Interstate Highway Guides / National Parks / State Highpoints / Road Trip Planning NATIONAL PARKS OF THE UNITED STATES Welcome to 's guide to the national parks of the USA.

You've likely heard it before, and it is true: the 59 official national parks of the United States are "our greatest idea" and "our greatest. White-water rafting, scenic floats, and sea kayaking are options in and around Olympic National Park.

Guided trips last approximately half a day. Canoe and kayak rentals are available from Olympic Raft & Kayak, Lake Aldwell Rd., Port Angeles (tel. / or /; ); prices start at $50 per day. Rates for. Shop for Olympic National Park Books and Maps at REI - FREE SHIPPING on all orders. Top quality, great selection and expert advice you can trust.

% Satisfaction Guarantee. The city’s Olympic National Park Visitor Center provides the usual range of information, books, and maps, as well as hands-on exhibits on the park’s human and natural history.

Two short nature. Olympic National Park trails are diverse enough that all ages and skill levels can enjoy them. Olympic Peninsula trails such as the Hurricane Ridge trails, Hoh Trails, and the expansive Olympic Discovery Trail make exploring the area a true adventure.Olympic National Park is open 24 hours a day, days a year, although some roads, campgrounds and other visitor facilities close in winter.

Emergency situations including snow, ice, flooding, blow-downs or wildland fire may also close areas temporarily.Yes, I have read the disclaimer. This interactive travel map supplements the corresponding motor vehicle use map (MVUM) by displaying on detailed color maps the National Forest System (NFS) roads, NFS trails, and areas on NFS lands that are designated for motor vehicle use on that MVUM, as well as nearby points of interest.