Hurricane Ridge Nordic Center

The 5th most popular cross country ski area in Washington.

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Just south of Port Angeles, Hurricane Ridge is the center of winter activities in Olympic National Park. Around the Hurricane Ridge Nordic Center at 5,000+ is an ungroomed five mile loop. The rental center is open weekends from January through March.

Other potential cross country ski ski opportunities in the park include the Hamma Hamma area to Jefferson Ridge north of Hoodsport, and the Matheny Ridge area on closed FS roads north of Lake Quinalt.

Overall, Hurricane Ridge Nordic Center is the 5th most popular cross country ski area of all 16 Nordic ski destinations in Washington.

Hurricane Ridge Nordic Center Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  Hurricane Ridge Nordic Center (360) 452-0330; ONF (360) 765-2200; WA Tourism (800) 544-1800; WA Groomed Trails Report (800) 233-0321.

Recommended Book:  "100 Best Ski Trails in Washington" from Tom Kirkendall

Recommended Map:  "Olympic National Park" from Trails Illustrated

Best Season:  Jan. - Feb.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Rooster Hill Inn (360) 452-4933

Luxury Loding:  Log Cabin Resort (360)928-3325; Lake Crescent Lodge (360)928-3211; Sol Duc Hot Springs (360)327-3583

Breakfast Restaurant:  Haguewoods & First Street Haven Cafe, Port Angeles

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  48, -123.48

Date Published:  12/24/2015

Date Updated:  8/5/2016

ID:  11183

Hurricane Ridge Nordic Center Cross Country Skiing Map