Olympic National Park

national park on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State, USA

Olympic National Park is a national park in the U.S. state of Washington. It was established on June 29, 1938. The park covers nearly 1 million acres of the Olympic Peninsula.

Olympic National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Cedar Creek Abbey Island Ruby Beach.jpg
Cedar Creek and Abbey Island from Ruby Beach
Map showing the location of Olympic National Park
Map showing the location of Olympic National Park
Location in Washington
Map showing the location of Olympic National Park
Map showing the location of Olympic National Park
Location in the United States
LocationJefferson, Clallam, Mason, and Grays Harbor counties, Washington, United States
Nearest cityPort Angeles
Coordinates47°58′10″N 123°29′55″W / 47.96935°N 123.49856°W / 47.96935; -123.49856Coordinates: 47°58′10″N 123°29′55″W / 47.96935°N 123.49856°W / 47.96935; -123.49856
Area922,650 acres (3,733.8 km2)[1]
EstablishedJune 29, 1938
Visitors3,104,455 (in 2018)[2]
Governing bodyNational Park Service
WebsiteOfficial website Edit this at Wikidata
CriteriaNatural: vii, ix
Reference151
Inscription1981 (5th Session)

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Listing of acreage as of December 31, 2011" (PDF). Land Resource Division, National Park Service. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  2. "Five Year Annual Recreation Visits Report". Public Use Statistic Office, National Park Service. Retrieved 2019-03-11.