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Olympic National Park Dog & Pet Policy

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To help all visitors enjoy the park, to provide for you and your pet's safety and to protect park wildlife, please observe the following rules.

    * Pets are permitted only in park campgrounds, picnic areas and parking lots, along with several ocean beaches.

    * Pets are not allowed on park trails or beaches -- except for the following three areas where leashed (up to six feet in length) pets are permitted:

        o Rialto Beach one-half mile north to Ellen Creek
        o All Kalaloch beaches (from Ruby Beach south to South Beach)
        o Peabody Creek Trail

    * Pets are not allowed in the park's designated wilderness, in public buildings or in boats on park rivers.

    * Pets must be on a leash (up to six feet long) at all times.

    * Do not leave your pet unattended.

    * Clean up after your pet.

    * Pets are allowed in campgrounds, but must be kept on a leash or in a kennel at all times.

Leashed pets are allowed on trails in Olympic National Forest. Please note that this is a different entity than Olympic National Park.

Please keep you pet free of seeds. Help Stop the Spread of Invasive Species.

For more information on
dog friendly stops visit our
Journey Guide Map for Dogs

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Disclaimer: This information is provided as a courtesy only. The governing agency may have updated policies not reflected by information provided here. We recommend you verify current pet policies with the relevant governing agency prior to your visit. strives to ensure correct information is provided. Please notify us at if you have updated information.

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