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Olympic National Park
IUCN Category II (National Park)
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Cedar Creek and Abbey Island from Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park is located in Washington (state)
Olympic National Park
Olympic National Park
Location in Washington (state)
Olympic National Park is located in the United States
Olympic National Park
Olympic National Park
Location in the United States
Location Jefferson, Clallam, Mason, and Grays Harbor counties, Washington, United States
Nearest city Port Angeles
Area 922,650 acres (3,733.8 km2)
Established June 29, 1938
Visitors 3,104,455 (in 2018)
Governing body National Park Service
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Criteria Natural: vii, ix
Inscription 1981 (5th Session)

Olympic National Park is a national park in the U.S. state of Washington. It was established on June 29, 1938. The park covers nearly 1 million acres of the Olympic Peninsula.



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