Straight of Juan de Fuca Highway

Straight of Juan de Fuca Highway

Address:c/o North Olympic Peninsula Visitor and Convention Bureau
PO Box 670
Port Angeles, WA 98362

Phone:800-942-4042
Web: www.olympicpeninsula.org Description:Byway follows the shoreline of a glacial fjord that connects Puget Sound to the Pacific Ocean. It skirts Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest, a unique area that includes temperate rain forest, mountain terrain, and saltwater beaches. Other areas of interest along the byway include: the Salt Creek Recreation Area, featuring the remnants of Fort Hayden; Sail and Seal Rocks, an offshore feeding area for gray whales; and the Makah Indian Reservation, which includes the Makah Cultural Museum and a hiking trail leading to the coast and to Cape Flattery, the most northwestern point of the contiguous United States.
Legth: 61 miles. Start/Endpoint: Byway begins just west of Port Angeles at the Elwha River Overlook and follows SR 112 west to the Makah Indian Reservation. Time to Allow: 2 hours. Designation/Year: National Scenic Byway (2000).

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