Welcome to the Olympic Discovery Trail

The Olympic Peninsula is Washington State’s premier destination for non-motorized touring.

Starting in the Victorian seaport of Port Townsend, and ending on the shores of the Pacific Ocean,
the ODT is filled with views of snow capped peaks, ocean vistas, fast flowing rivers and pristine lakes,
and everywhere the majestic forests of the Pacific Northwest.

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The Bike Tune-Up Fundraiser is Back

Back by popular demand is our annual Bike Tune-Up Fundraiser, supported by these fine bike shops in Port Angeles: Bike Garage and Sound Bikes & Kayaks, and by these fine bike shops in Port Townsend: The Broken Spoke, PT Cyclery, The Recyclery and Williwaw. To get your tune-up coupons or to learn more, click below.

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ODT Eaglemount – Join the Conversation!

On Wednesday evening Alta Planning + Design will introduce their route finding and feasibility study from 4 Corners to Discovery Bay, otherwise known as the ODT Eaglemount segment. This presentation and following two-way exchange will take place during the Peninsula Trails Coalition Open House at the Community Center in Port Townsend at 5:30 pm. Come …

January 2018 Newsletter

Hot Off the Press! Here’s our January 2018 Newsletter: PTC Newsletter – 1-2018

2018 Traveler’s Journal Series Schedule

This February sees the return of our popular Traveler’s Journal Series! Join us on any or every Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m., February 1st through  March 22nd, at the Sequim High School Library for these popular presentations. This year, local travelers share stories and images from across the United States and around the world.  Join our presenters …

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Upcoming Events

Trail Alerts

The ODT/Spruce Railroad Trail is closed and will remain closed until late July, for bank stabilization, culvert installation and trail improvements.  This closure is on the north side of Lake Crescent, from the the Daley Rankin Tunnel to the Camp David Jr. Road Trailhead.
National Park Service Release

Follow this closure on the ODT Facebook Page

SR 20 between 4 Corners Road and the tip of Discovery Bay is steep, has no shoulders, many blind curves, higher speed, and often heavy traffic.  It’s also a long climb if coming from the west. (more…)

This section of the route has a narrow shoulders with higher speed traffic.  Maintaining good visibility is all the more important, and a high-quality mirror can help you see what’s overtaking you, and when.

Logging closures five miles out from the Hwy 112 trailhead to Eden Valley Road (MP5 to MP7.5).