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Directions to Olympic National Park

Kalaloch Lodge is located 3-1/2 hours from Seattle in Olympic National Park on Washington's beautiful and rugged west coast.

CURRENT ROAD CONDITIONS: Highway 101 is currently under construction at Crescent Lake. Visitors should expect up to a half-hour total stop time Monday-Friday during work hours, and there will be short delays after-hours to accommodate alternating single lane traffic. No weekend or holiday work, and visitors should expect slower travel through the 12-mile work zone. After September 23, 2018, work is no longer restricted to two hours after sunrise to two hours before sunset. Limited four-hour delays (9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays only) and six-hour overnight delays (10 p.m. - 4 a.m., Mondays through Wednesdays only) may be scheduled, and will be announced in advance on the National Park Service's website. Traveling in the early morning (before 7 a.m.) and early evening (after 7 p.m.) may help drivers avoid the half-hour delays.

Please visit the National Park Service website for up-to-date conditions.

Trail Closures and Alerts

  • Hoh Area Closed at Park Boundary September 5 - October 5 for Road Repairs: Beginning September 5, the Hoh Rain Forest area will be closed to all public access at the park boundary 12 miles from Hwy 101 on Upper Hoh Road.
  • Hurricane Ride Area Trails Closed: This includes Hurricane Hill Trail, the upper portion of the Elwha and Little River Trails, and Heather Park, Lake Angeles, Switchback and Sunrise Ridge Trails.
  • Elwha (Olympic Hot Springs) Road Closed to Vehicle Access: The Elwha area is closed indefinitely to vehicle traffic beyond Madison Falls parking lot due to excessive flood damage. There is limited parking and turnaround space at the Madison Falls parking area.
  • Spruce Railroad Trail Delays (North Side of Lake Crescent): Geotechnical drilling will begin on the middle section of the Spruce Railroad Trail on Monday, September 10, and will continue into early October. The trail is open to the public during this work, but there may be short delays for hiker/biker safety.
  • Hurricane Hill Trail Restoration Project (Hurricane Ridge): As part of this trail restoration project, travelers should be aware of the following dates:
  • Trail Closed Trail Open
    Monday, September 3 - Wednesday, September 26 Thursday, September 27 - Tuesday, October 2
    Wednesday, October 3 - Wednesday, October 10 Thursday, October 11 - Monday, October 15

Find out more information on the National Park Service's website.

Park Entrance Fees

Good news! There are no park entry fees to get to Kalaloch Lodge.

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Traveling by Car, Ferry, or Air

Traveling by Car

From Seattle/Tacoma:

  • Take I-5 South to Olympia
  • Turn West on Highway 8 to Elma, connecting with Highway 12 to Aberdeen
  • Then take Highway 101 North to Kalaloch
  • Estimated driving time = 3 to 3.5 hours

From Portland, OR:

  • Take I-5 North to Centralia
  • Follow Highway 12 West to Aberdeen
  • Then take Highway 101 North to Kalaloch
  • Estimated driving time = 4 hours

From Bellingham, WA and Vancouver, BC:

  • Take I-5 South to Burlington
  • Follow Highway 20 West to Anacortes through to Whidbey Island and the Keystone-Port Townsend Ferry
  • Cross Puget Sound by ferry to Port Townsend
  • Follow Highway 101 West through Port Angeles to Forks and onto Kalaloch
  • Estimated traveling time = 5 hours

From Victoria, BC:

  • From Victoria's Inner Harbour, take the Black Ball Ferry Line - "MV Coho," crossing the Strait of Juan de Fuca to Port Angeles, WA
  • Follow Highway 101 West through Forks to Kalaloch
  • Estimated traveling time = 3 hours

Traveling by Ferry

Ferry service is available throughout most of the year between Victoria, British Columbia, and Port Angeles. The Coho Ferry offers vehicle and passenger service throughout the year, except for a two-week winter maintenance shutdown. The Washington State Ferry system serves a number of routes across Puget Sound, but does not provide service in or out of Port Angeles.

Traveling by Air

The William R. Fairchild International Airport serves the greater Port Angeles area and is the closest airport to Olympic National Park. Rental cars are also available. You can also fly into Seattle's Sea-Tac Airport and rent a car (Kalaloch Lodge is about a three hour drive).