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Hike with a Local

Join Josh Mahan as we break a sweat hiking Mount Walker Trail #894, an Olympic National Forest gem! This 2-mile - steep, forested hike travels through Doug-fir, salal, Oregon Grape, and bright spring blooms of pacific rhododendron for the only Olympic's peak featuring Puget Sound views that has both a...

Hike with a Local

Hike and listen to Samara Jade as she shares the Duckabush Trail #803, and shares a song inspired by the beauty of this special wilderness area! https://youtu.be/V_EZ_YBrvAw This trail follows the Duckabush River into The Brothers Wilderness and enters Olympic National Park at 6.7 miles. The trail enters a burned area at around the...

Hike with a Local

Hike to USDA Forest Service Elkhorn Campground, and learn some history from locals Joy and Joe. Located along the peaceful Dosewallips River. This is a hike-in, dispersed camping area, there is no road access. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/Y9RZl_tSbPk Gettting there - DIRECTIONSFrom Brinnon, WA, on US Highway 101 north, turn west on...

Washington whale watching whether you watch right from the shore or day cruises on the sea – there are many locations to spot these large marine mammals

Whale Watching on the Olympic Peninsula is a thrill! Whale watching cruises are one way to spot large marine mammals, but there are also many locations near and in the national park where you can watch these giant swimmers right from the shore. The Whale Trail The Whale Trail is made...

De-Escalation Tips

De-Escalation Tips
When buttons and invitations to "Share..." don't work. De-escalation is often needed. The Tourism Coordinating Council of Jefferson County is made up of hospitality professionals who care for our visitors and their staff. We hope these tips and techniques will aid during challenging times where responding to customer complaints or...