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

Learn how you can become part of the family of trail supporters, become part of the team, or simply find a quiet 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!

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2017 Olympic Discovery Trail Annual Fundraiser

The Peninsula Trails Coalition presents its annual fundraiser for support and development of the Olympic Discovery Trail. The FreddyPink 10-piece Rock & Soul band plays for your listening and dancing pleasure. A silent auction of over 150 valuable items is available for your viewing starting at 5:00 PM. Food and drink (beer, wine, cider, & …

Hwy 101 at Lake Crescent to be Closed 11-14 Sept.

From the NPS:  “Due to traffic safety concerns through the rock scaling zone the Federal Highway Administration has recommended a full closure for Highway 101 until the rock scaling is completed. The full closure is scheduled to begin Monday at 6:00 am and anticipated to last for up to four days.” This will elevate the …

2017 Peninsula Trails Coalition President’s Message

President’s Message             There are several introductory themes that come to mind on such a red-letter occasion as the launching of our fantastic new website:  finally hearing from us again (due to no newsletter for quite awhile); another great step (among many) in the progress of the ODT and PTC; …

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From the NPS:  “Due to traffic safety concerns through the rock scaling zone the Federal Highway Administration has recommended a full closure for Highway 101 until the rock scaling is completed. The full closure is scheduled to begin Monday at 6:00 am and anticipated to last for up to four days.”

This will elevate the traffic volume on Hwy 112 substantially.

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September 5th through September 22nd, the Waterfront Trail will be closed from Ennis Creek to 9/11 Memorial Waterfront Park while Olympic Medical Center finishes construction of a retaining wall. The Trail will be opened on weekends.
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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.

East Beach Road has reopened to through traffic now that the replacement of the Log Cabin Creek culvert is complete. The new culvert allows for fish passage.
Paving operations on East Beach Road are scheduled to begin after Labor Day.

On September 6, paving patches will begin between the Lyre River Trailhead for the Spruce Railroad Trail and the intersection of Joyce-Piedmont and East (more…)