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Ozette Campground, Olympic Peninsula

Parent Category: Olympic Peninsula
Created: 22 August 2015
Location: Northwestern coast of the Olympic Peninsula
Address: 21261 Hoko-Ozette Rd,
Clallam Bay, WA, 98326
Phone: 360-963-2725
GPS Coordinates: N 48 9.135  W 124 40.022
Visitor’s Information:

Discover Pass Required

Pictures below will take you on a virtual tour around a nice campground on the shores of Lake Ozette. Enjoy this virtual tour!

Photo from Ozette Campground

General Information:

Ozette Campground is a part of the Olympic National Park. This beautiful, serene place, situated on the northwestern coast of the Olympic Peninsula, became very popular due to its position.
Located on the shore of Lake Ozette, this campground offers you not only a wide range of activities but also fantastic views. It’s also only several miles away from the Pacific Ocean.

Photo from Ozette Campground
    
Ozette Campground has 15 sites which are opened all year round. But getting prepare for the trip we recommend you to check for the tide level as some sites can be flooded in winter time.
The campground works on “First-come, first-served” principle, which can become problematic in summer, when the place is crowded.
Each site is suitable for tents or RVs (but no longer than 21 feet).

The campground features:

- wooden picnic tables;
- fire rings;
- vault toilets / pit toilets in winter (they are placed about 100 yards away from the campground, near the Ranger Station);
- drinking water (only in summer);
- garbage bins;
- bear lockers.
 Only leashed pets are allowed here. The campground is also handicap accessible.
Photo from Ozette Campground

Located on the lake shore, Ozette Campground will be the same attractive for hikers and for people enjoying water activities.

Among the water activities are the following:
    - fishing,
    - kayaking and canoeing,
    - boating,
    - beach.

There are two boardwalk trails (Cape Alava – 3.1 miles, Sandpoint – 2.8 miles), leading through a magnificent coastal forest to some beaches.
Ozette Loop is a 3.1 miles hike, connecting Cape Alava and Sandpoint trails and running through the beach. Together they form the Ozette Triangle Loop.
But you should be careful during the wet or frosty weather as the boardwalks become very slippery.

Photo from Ozette Campground

Fees:

- $15 entrance fee
Payment of entrance fee is required unless you have a valid Olympic National Park entrance receipt or one of the following passes:
    - Olympic National Park Annual Pass
    - Interagency Annual Pass
    - Interagency Senior / Golden Age
    - Interagency Access / Golden Access
- Camping fee is $12 per night, payable at the campground bulletin board using the orange envelopes or in the Ranger Station (Interagency Access, Golden Access, Interagency Senior or Golden Age passport holders receive a 50% discount).


Lake Ozette area has also a great and rich history. In 1960’s some shell and stone artifacts were found which proved the existence of a sea mammal hunting culture dating back up to 2000 years. Then later archeologists have found 300-year old longhouses and over 50 000 artifacts. Some of them are now kept at the Makah Cultural and Research Center in Neah Bay. 

These pictures were taken on February 20, 2015

Directions:

You can get there by Hoko-Ozette Road off Highway 112.

GPS Coordinates: N 48 9.135  W 124 40.022

In order to get directions click on the map below:

 

Photo: Roman Khomlyak

Photo Editing: Juliana Voitsikhovska

Information: Svetlana Baranova

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