APRIL 2017

Olympic National Park

United States of America

Olympic National Park, in Washington State’s nor thwest, is renowned for the diversity of its ecosystems. Glacier-clad peaks and alpine meadows are surrounded by an old growth forest, including the region’s best example of intact and protected temperate rainforest. Eleven major river systems drain the Olympic mountains, one of the country’s best habitats for anadromous fish species. The park features the longest undeveloped coast in the contiguous United States. Among native and endemic animal and plant species are the endangered northern spotted owl, marbled murrelet and bull trout.