The Sequim & Port Angeles area is blessed with 290 days of sunshine and pleasant weather year-round, and you’ll find endless places to hike, bike, sail, fish, tour, run, pedal, paddle – and even just sit and be amazed. To plan your adventure, explore our special sections devoted to the peninsula’s outdoor activities, nature and recreational opportunities.
Pack your hiking boots to take advantage of the world-class hiking trails in Olympic National Park and throughout the peninsula. Olympic National Park encompasses three distinctly different ecosystems with rugged glacier capped mountains, over 60 miles of wild Pacific coast and magnificent stands of old-growth and temperate rain forest.
Olympic National Park – National Park Service
Olympic National Park has three major ecosystems including snow capped mountains, the wild Pacific coast, spectacular old-growth and temperate rain forest. Almost a million acres of stunning natural beauty for all to enjoy.
The Olympic Discovery Trail – (biking and hiking) will ultimately span approximately 100 miles from Port Townsend to the Pacific Coast. Currently there is a 25 mile stretch from Sequim to Port Angeles.
Olympic National Forest – USDA Forest Service
At the center of the Olympic Peninsula, encompassing the steep mountain heights is the Olympic National Park and on the mid elevations surrounding the park is the scenic Olympic National Forest. The forest offers a diverse landscape ranging from lush ancient rain forests to deep canyons to high mountain ridges to ocean beaches. Explore this unique area!
Olympic National Park and Olympic Peninsula Hiking Trails
This region includes the national park, national forest, and other trails on the Olympic Peninsula. Olympic National Park encompasses three distinctly different ecosystems—rugged glacier capped mountains, over 60 miles of wild Pacific coast and magnificent stands of old-growth and temperate rain forest.
Take in the breathtaking scenery on a leisurely ride. With scenic paths through wooded areas and past waterfront overlooks, the Olympic Discovery Trail offers miles of entertainment for walkers and bicyclists.
The Olympic Discovery Trail – excellent for biking and hiking will ultimately span approximately 100 miles from Port Townsend to the Pacific Coast. Currently there is a 25 mile stretch from Sequim to Port Angeles.
Sound Bikes & Kayaks – Bike and Kayak Rentals – Guided trips and tours.
Mountain Biking Trails on the Olympic Peninsula
Bring your clubs and play a round at one of several 18 hole public courses in the area.
Dungeness Golf Course – 18 Hole Championship Golf Course (par72)
SunLand Golf & Country Club – 18 Hole Golf Course (par72)
Kayaking & Rafting
Peaceful waters in the Strait of Juan de Fuca offer excellent kayaking.
Adventures through Kayaking – Kayak Rentals – Guided trips, tours and lessons
Olympic Raft & Kayak – Kayak and Raft Rentals – Guided trips, tours and lessons
Sound Bikes & Kayaks – Kayak and Bike Rentals – Guided trips, tours and lessons
Sea Kayaking along the Olympic Peninsula
The sea kayak routes in the Olympic Peninsula region are located along the north and northwest shore. This includes routes in the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Admiralty Inlet near Port Townsend.
Boat launch ramps are located at Sequim Bay State Park, Port Williams, Dungeness Bay Oyster Farm, Cline Spit and the John Wayne Marina.
Port of Port Angeles – Marinas, Marine Facilities, Port Information
Venture out on a salt water charter to fish for salmon, halibut, ling cod and perch, just to name a few. Catch a rainbow trout in the Dungeness River or one of the nearby lakes.
Olympic Peninsula – Salt Water Fishing Guides and Charters for salmon, halibut, cod and sea bass. Fly Fishing Guides for coastal rivers.
Waters West – Fly Fishing Outfitters and Guide Services