Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park

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#1 of 17 in Scenic Drive in Washington State
Must see · Scenic Drive · Hiking Trail
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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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  • We were there when there was snow, amazing! The drive up and back was breath taking. Plan to wear warm clothes. 
    We were there when there was snow, amazing! The drive up and back was breath taking. Plan to wear warm clothes.  more »
  • Terrific hike, went in the middle of May and there was still snow on the ground. The drive up the mountain was terrifying but otherwise a very fun morning! 
    Terrific hike, went in the middle of May and there was still snow on the ground. The drive up the mountain was terrifying but otherwise a very fun morning!  more »
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  • Amazing, be prepared to be blown away, literally.
  • Been here couple of times. The views never fail to disappoint.

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