Adventure activities and other useful links

You can use Olympic Foothills Lodge as a base camp for those in your group who want to venture out to the Olympic Mountains which holds many enchanted adventures from the Rain Forests surrounded by mists and fogs to breathtaking vistas on Hurricane Ridge.

There are also many festivals, museums, wineries and other activities to attend in the area.

Get updates on local weather, Washington ferry schedule or ferry schedule to B.C. Canada.

Cities and Towns

Port Townsend

What’s Happening in Port Townsend
 – Unique, Victorian Seaport town.
City of PT info
Enjoy PT
Restaurant Guide
Victorian Homes Tour
Whale Watching
– Antiques, Botiques
Rose Movie Theatre
– Unique, small town theater.
Fort Worden
– Great sandy Beach, bunker and gun site ruins. Great exploring.
Marine Science Center
Aero Museum
Northwest Maritime Center
– Marime educational Center. Great events.


Restaurant Guide
Lavender Farms
Nash’s Farm Store
– The best organic produce from the area’s rich farmlands.
Olympic Game Farm
– Drive thru zoo/park

Port Angeles

City of Port Angeles info
– Shopping, Museums, Events & gateway to Olympic National Park.
Restaurant Guide
Scenic Boat Cruises
Scenic Airplane Tours

Victoria, British Columbia

City of Victoria Info
Ferry To/From Port Angeles
Butchart Gardens

Outdoor Activities

Sight Seeing

Olympic National Park
Hurricane Ridge
– Exceptional views of the Olympics with great recreation access.
Lake Crescent
Hoh Rain Forest
– Moss covered Trees
One Square Inch
– The quietest place in the United States – Located in the Hoh Rain Forest


Straight of Juan de Fuca
Crescent Beach
– Sandy beach (private with fee)
Dungeness Beach
– Hike, viewing wildlife on the sand to the lighthouse

Pacific Ocean
La Push Beach
– Fantastic sunsets
Rialto Beach
Cape Alava
– 3 mile hike to ocean

Picnic Spots

Dungeness Beach
– Lots of logs to sit on
Lake Crescent
– At East Beach or Lake Crescent Lodge
Salt Creek Recreation Area
– Straght of Juan De fuca/Vacouver island views. Tidepools & marine life
Fort Flagler State Park
– Scenic views looking across to Port Townsend
Ediz Hook
– View of Port Angeles


Spruce Railroad Trail
Madison Falls
Marymere Falls
– Easy for kids
Cape Flattery
– Wild and magnificent
Olympic Discovery
– Paved trail traversing the Olympic Peninsula – Port Townsend to the Pacific
New Dungeness Lighthouse
– Dungeness Spit, hiking on sand… 11 miles round trip
Hurricane Ridge
– Lots of spectacular backcountry access from here. Check with the Hurricane Ridge bottom ranger station for excellent backcountry  information and personalized recommendations
Deer Park
– Camp or hike above tree line with amazing Olympic Mountian views
Lake Ozette/Cape Alava
– A forest stroll and beach walk. An Easy 9.4 mile loop
Olympic Waterfall Trails

Wildlife and Marine

Feiro Marine Life Center
Salt Creek Recreational Area
– Excellent tide pools & marine life
Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge
Bird Watching
Lavender Farms & Fesitval

Tide Tables

– All reporting points in Washington
La Push, Quillayute River
Ediz Hook, Port Angeles
Dungeness Spit

Hot Spings and Swimming Pool

Sol Duc Hot Spring Pools
Olympic Hot Springs
– Primative, unmaintaned

Scuba Diving

Lake Crescent

Canoe/Kayak Rentals

Lake Crescent

Winter Skiing

Hurricane Ridge


Olympic National Park
Charter Fishing
– Summer Salmon
River Fishing
-Winter steelhead
Allways Fishing Guides


– Ideal on Olympic Discovery Trail

Golf Courses

The Cedars
Sunland Golf & Country Club
Sky Ridge Golf Course Center
Port Angeles
Port Angeles Golf Club
Port Townsend
Port Townsend Golf Club

Food & Dining

Food Stores
Sunny Farms
– Local Produce
Nash’s Country Store
– Best, Locally Grown, Organic Produce
Bell Street Bakery
– Artisan bakery, breads, pastries and desserts

Port Angeles
Country Aire
– Natural/Organic