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  4. Olympic National Park

Port Angeles: Olympic National Park Half-Day Guided Hike

Product ID: 349161
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Experience the iconic and diverse beauty of Olympic National Park on this half-day guided hiking tour. Enjoy a 2-3 mile hike, a scenic drive in a spacious modern van, and a personable small-group size led by a local naturalist hiking guide.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants and date:



  • Wednesday: enjoy stunning views from the shoreline of Lake Crescent and hike deep into the forest to Marymere Falls
  • Thursday: marvel at sweeping vistas and gorgeous subalpine terrain at Hurricane Ridge
  • Friday: experience Sol Duc Falls, within a scenic river valley surrounded by towering Douglas Firs
Full description
Experience the breathtaking beauty of Olympic National Park on a half-day guided tour that begins and ends in Port Angeles, WA. Select one of these unique sightseeing and hiking experiences from the tour schedule:

Wednesday - Lake Crescent & Marymere Falls 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM:
After a scenic 35-minute drive from Port Angeles, arrive at one of the most picturesque destinations in Olympic National Park at Lake Crescent. Upon arrival, have 20-30 minutes to explore the shorelines of Lake Crescent, walk into the historic Lake Crescent Lodge, and enjoy a picnic lunch (available for purchase or you can bring your own). 

Then, your naturalist hiking guide will lead a 2-3 mile guided hike throughout the mossy old-growth forests that surround Lake Crescent. Aside from the impressive 300-foot tall old-growth evergreen trees and lush green terrain that surrounds you, the highlight of the hike is climbing the nature stairs to various viewpoints of the 90-foot tall Marymere Falls. After enjoying the falls and taking an alternative scenic loop back to Lake Crescent, then return to the modern van for transportation back to Port Angeles.

Thursday - Hurricane Ridge 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM:
Go from sea-level in Port Angeles to 5,242 feet elevation at the Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center in just 45 minutes on a simply breathtaking mountainous drive in Olympic National Park. Weather permitting, Hurricane Ridge provides one of the best sweeping vistas of the Olympic Mountains in the park, as well as stunning ocean views looking toward Vancouver Island in British Columbia. 

Upon arrival, take the first 20-30 minutes to marvel at these views, explore the Visitor Center, and enjoy a picnic lunch (available for purchase or you can bring your own). Your naturalist hiking guide will begin a 2-3 mile hike along the Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center trails toward Mount Angeles, where you can immediately enjoy spectacular views with a 5,000-foot headstart. After the hike, the group will enjoy a scenic drive back down to Port Angeles descending along the beautiful Morse Creek valley.

Friday - Sol Duc Falls 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM: 
A scenic 1-hour and 15-minute drive will take you around the southern shoreline of Lake Crescent and deep into the old-growth forests of the Sol Duc Valley. The drive is split up with a stop at the Lake Crescent Lodge for 20 minutes of sightseeing and to enjoy a picnic lunch (available for purchase or you can bring your own). 

Upon arrival at the Sol Duc, hike alongside towering 300 foot tall Douglas Firs and Western Hemlocks until you reach the iconic Sol Duc Falls. After exploring the various Sol Duc viewpoints and some nearby trails, the 2-3 mile hike will conclude back at the trailhead for the beautiful drive back to Port Angeles.
  • Olympic National Park entrance fees
  • A trained and certified local naturalist hiking guide
  • Roundtrip transportation in a spacious, modern 15-passenger van
  • Bottled water
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Picnic lunch (available for purchase after booking)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

In front of the Port Angeles Visitor Center, 121 E Railroad Ave, Port Angeles, WA 98362, USA.

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Important information
Know before you go
• If you're coming from Seattle, please contact the supplier for the ferry and bus schedule to the meeting point in Port Angeles
• To order a picnic lunch, please submit an order form at least 24 hours prior to your tour; payment will be processed upon arrival
Organized by

Olympic Hiking Company

Product ID: 349161