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.

Explore Our New Interactive Map – Click Below

Lend Your Support to this Wonderful Trail!

Learn how you can become part of the family of trail supporters; become part of the team, or simply find a way to do more to support the Peninsula Trails Coalition and their mission to build and maintain the Olympic Discovery Trail. There's something for everyone!

Get Involved


2019 Adventure Travel Series Schedule

This January, set your sights on adventure travel! Join us on any or every Friday in January at 7:00 p.m., January 4th through 25th, at the Port Angeles Senior Center for this very popular Adventure Series. This year, local travelers share stories and images from across the United States and around the world. Join our …

New! Townsend Travel Tales Schedule

The Peninsula Trails Coalition is bringing Tales of Adventure and Travel to Port Townsend! This October we inaugurate the new Townsend Travel Tales Series in Port Townsend, sponsored by First Federal Savings and Loan. This series of presentations is modeled after our popular Traveler’s Journal Series in Sequim and our Adventure Travel Series in Port Angeles. …

E-Bikes | WA State Enacts New Law

Washington State has passed a new law (SB 6434) pertaining to the category and use of electric assist bicycles (e-bikes) within the state. The law went into effect on June 7th of this year.   At this time, e-bike use on the Olympic Discovery Trail has not been addressed by each of its local jurisdictional …

Read More

Upcoming Events

Trail Alerts

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.