Salt Creek Tide Pools
Hurricane Ridge Foliage
Shadow Mountain RV Park and Campground is centrally located on the Olympic Peninsula, making it a good base camp as you explore the area. Many people stay three or four days as they visit area attractions like the Hoh Rain Forest, Hurricane Ridge or our neighbor to the north Victoria, Canada. Below are some ideas, with links, for possible day trips while you stay with us.
Hoh Rain Forest
Hurricane Ridge The must see jewel of the Olympic National Park.
Hurricane Ridge is an easy 17 mile drive taking you up to 5,200 feet elevation. The spectacular mountains are beauty beyond words. The day lodge and many trails offer breath taking views of the glacier-clad peaks of the Olympic Mountains, panoramic views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the alpine meadows.
Lake Crescent is a crystal clear 12-mile long lake located 17 miles west of Port Angeles on Highway 101. It's just 1 mile from Shadow Mountain RV Park and Campground. The glacier-carved lake offers swimming, boating, fishing, Marymere Falls and Ancient Forest Trails.
Enjoy a hot soak at Sol Duc Hot Springs resort, located 26 miles from Shadow Mountain on a well maintained and paved National Park road, or a lovely hike to Sol Duc Falls.
Located just 30 minutes from Shadow Mountain, explore Tongue Points famous Tide Pools, Camp Hayden WWII Military Bunkers, Bird Watching and sweeping views of The Strait of Juan De Fuca and Vancouver Island.
These are just a few of the beautiful areas right near our park.
Use Shadow Mountain as a comfy home base to explore the nearly 1500 square miles of The Olympic National Park.