RV Camping Trip – Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park

RV campers love Olympic National Park, and with good reason! Not only is this National Park one of the most scenic places in the Pacific Northwest, it’s custom-made for memorable motorhome camping experiences, year after year.

Olympic National Park may sound like a mountain wonderland, but that’s only part of the picture. Drive your RV through the Park and you can see the mountains at sunrise, have a picnic in a rainforest and watch the sunset on a beach. With almost a million acres to explore, campers can do it all or focus their attention on one particular ecosystem.

Use this quick list of ways to enjoy Olympic National Park to start your own vacation planning:

  • Take the perfect photo of Mount Olympus. Spend a day focusing your photo equipment on the Park’s signature mountain from several perspectives. Sunrise, sunset or a bright peak beyond the clouds-Olympus is a world-class photo subject.
  • Get to know the beauty of Hurricane Ridge. This scenic treasure offers the best of the mountains within easy reach of Port Angeles. Hike, climb, photograph and get close to nature at this remarkable destination. We promise, the views will take your breath away!
  • See the “sea stacks” at Rialto Beach. Unusual rock formations just offshore at Rialto Beach also make for great vacation photos. Abundant marine and animal life can be viewed at the beach and in the Moro Region, an adjacent temperate forest.
  • Visit Sol Duc Valley. Salmon Cascades, Sol Duc Falls and the Valley’s famous hot springs are just three of the reasons not to miss Sol Duc.
  • Take a drive on Hwy 101. Scenic Hwy 101 maps a course almost completely around the National Park. Jump on the highway sixty miles south of Seattle; you’ll find connecting roads to every attraction at Olympic National Park.
  • Camp in one of the Park’s RV campgrounds. With more than a dozen campgrounds inside the National Park boundaries, RV campers can find their ideal vacation setting easily. Use this guide to information on campgrounds like Kaloloch, Mora, and Sol Duc. You might also decide to stay in one of the area’s luxurious private campgrounds. Here are some of the possibilities:
  • Enjoy a scenic drive. The park is filled with picturesque byways to discover; here are favorites reported by RV campers:
    • Elwha Valley Road
    • Hamma Hamma Area via FS Road #25
    • Hoh Rainforest via Upper Hoh Road
    • Hurricane Ridge Road
    • Sol Duc Valley via Sol Duc Road

We hope you’re already beginning to plan your RV camping trip to Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. From the Elwha to the Quinault Rainforest, from the Sol Duc to Staircase, Olympic National Park showcases the Peninsula’s best features. If you don’t own an RV, but would love to experience motorhome comfort on this trip, our staff at El Monte RV Rentals Ferndale location has just what you need. Why not let yourself experience Olympic NP soon?

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