List of Olympic National Park damage

A summary of Olympic National Park damage from October’s heavy rains that have been discovered so far:

* Dosewallips — The Dose Forks bridge is damaged. Foot logs at Diamond Meadows and Honeymoon Meadows are gone.

The Dosewallips road within park boundaries also sustained damage.

* Elwha Valley — The Elwha River Trail, which leaves from the Whiskey Bend trailhead, was washed out in a number of places and reroutes will need to be constructed.

The 75-foot-long Lost River bridge is washed out, along with a number of foot logs.

The Lillian River bridge sustained damaged.

* Marymere Falls — The foot log over Falls Creek was washed away, prohibiting access to the final quarter-mile of trail and the falls viewing area.

* Sol Duc — The North Fork foot log has been washed away.

* Bogachiel — Several washouts have been reported.

* Hoh — Extensive trail erosion and missing foot logs have been reported.

* East Fork Quinault — All of the foot logs and puncheon bridges between the Graves Creek trailhead and Enchanted Valley are gone.

A large section of trail near Enchanted Valley was washed away and will require reconstruction.

Graves Creek Road remains closed for repairs.

* North Fork Quinault — There is extensive damage to the trail, both from washout and from a landslide near Elip Creek that buried 150 feet of trail.

The North Fork road has been reopened with temporary repairs, but may close intermittently depending on weather and road conditions.

The Graves Creek, Queets and Sol Duc roads remain closed due to damage from the Oct. 16 storm.

For current information about road and trail conditions, call the Olympic National Park Visitor Center at 360-565-3130.

More in News

Mobile Healing Clinic to start in Clallam Bay on Monday

RV offers similar MAT services as Sequim facility

Finalists for the 2023 Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber Commerce’s Citizen of the Year award include, front row, from left, Carol Labbe and Pauline Olsen. Not pictured is the award recipient, Renne Emiko Brock, who was unable to attend the chamber’s annual awards luncheon on Tuesday. Pictured with Labbe and Olsen are, back row, from left, chamber President Eran Kennedy, chamber Executive Director Beth Pratt and Lorie Fazio, Citizen of the Year committee chair. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Art advocate Brock named Sequim Citizen of Year

Labbe, Olsen finalists for town’s top civic award

Lena Curtis guides a snow sled with her two children, Lucien Williams, 4 1/2, and Millie, 2, all from Port Townsend, down a snow hill at Port Townsend High School on Tuesday. An overnight storm passed through but not before depositing about 3 inches of soft powder, which melted rapidly as the day warmed. The blast of snowfall was largely confined to the area around Port Townsend and Port Hadlock overnight into Tuesday morning on the North Olympic Peninsula. Another weather system was coming in on Tuesday afternoon and is expected to drop rain in the lowlands and snow in the mountains on Wednesday and early Thursday, according to meteorologist Jacob DeFlitch with the National Weather Service in Seattle. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)
Downhill sledding

Lena Curtis guides a snow sled with her two children, Lucien Williams,… Continue reading

Clallam PUD seeks replacement for Waddell

Applicants for the Clallam County Public Utility District commissioner seat… Continue reading

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe council leaders celebrate the opening of the tribe’s new library at its Blyn campus on Saturday. Pictured, from left, are treasurer Theresa Lehman, vice chair Loni Grinnell-Greninger, chair/CEO Ron Allen and secretary Rochelle Blankenship. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe celebrates library opening

Chairman/CEO: New facility is ‘second to none’

Solar array, battery storage to be installed on Port Angeles Senior Center

System could provide hours of backup power in case of an outage

UPDATE: Power restored between Sequim, Port Angeles

A tree has been removed from a Clallam County PUD… Continue reading

Road work to close Quinault Loop

Work crews from Haztech Drilling will begin geotechnical drilling… Continue reading

Fiber gathering Thursday at Studio Bob

Marva Holmes will host “St*tch & B*tch” at 4:30… Continue reading

Dream Playground to be fully covered by insurance

Donations still will be used in May rebuild

About 30 sailboats compete in the Port Townsend Sailing Association’s 33rd annual Shipwrights Regatta on Port Townsend Bay on Saturday. More of a fun event than a sailing competition, awards are given out during a pizza party afterward for the most navigationally challenged (Directional Helmet trophy) and for the “saltiest” boat and crew. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)
Shipwrights Regatta

About 30 sailboats compete in the Port Townsend Sailing Association’s 33rd annual… Continue reading