Local Attractions

Local Attractions

The Riviera Inn is located at 535 E. Front St. in Port Angeles on the Olympic Peninsula, and just a stone’s throw away from a spectacular view of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. While visiting us there are plenty of things to do in and around the area. We are just a few blocks from downtown shopping, gift shops, unique boutiques, and restaurants.

All Aboard The Black Ball Ferry Line!
The M.V. Coho provides a classic ship experience linking Victoria, B.C. on Vancouver Island with Port Angeles, WA on the scenic Olympic Peninsula. The passenger and vehicle ferry provides year-round daily service. The trip is a scenic 90 minute crossing time. Experience the many adventures that await you on Vancouver Island and within the Olympic National Park. Click here to learn more.
Ferry Schedule

Olympic National Park

Park fee: A pass is required to enter the Olympic National Park. The pass can be attained at any of the Park entrances. No pass is required during the winter months for the Elwha Valley or the Sol Duc Valley. The phone number for Olympic National Park Visitors Center in Port Angeles is 360-452-2713.

Hurricane Ridge

Hurricane Ridge is one of Olympic National Park’s most scenic areas, offering a beautiful panoramic view of both the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the alpine meadows, along with glacier-capped peaks of the Olympic Mountains.

Dungeness Lighthouse

The New Dungeness Lighthouse is one of the oldest lighthouses in the Northwest and is a short drive from Port Angeles. It is located at the tip of the 5-mile long Dungeness Spit in Sequim, Washington.

Lake Crescent

Lake Crescent is located on Hwy 101 16 miles from Port Angeles. Lake Crescent provides panoramic water and mountain views with excellent recreation opportunities. On the way, be sure to watch for the small waterfalls that flow off the mountain sides.

Fiero Marine Life Center

Located at the City Pier you will find a marine laboratory open to the public.
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Museum At The Carnegie

This is a great educational place for adults and children. The museum is located at 207 Lincoln St.

Rayonier Steam Locomotive

The Rayonier Steam Locomotive can be seen at Locomotive Park on Lauridsen Boulevard between Chase and Peabdody streets. This landmark is in remembrance of the North Olympic Peninsula’s timber past, built in 1924.

Veterans Park

Located at Lincoln Street, the city pier has an observation tower, promenade decks, a picnic area and short term moorage.

Marymere Falls

The falls are an easy 0.8 mile hike from Storm King Visitor Center on Lake Crescent. The falls can be found on hwy 101 12 miles west of Port Angeles.
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Sol Duc Falls

The Sol Duc Falls is the most photographed area in the entire Olympic Peninsula. Off hwy 101 follow the signs to Sol Duc and continue on till you reach the end of the road. There you will find a parking area, picnic tables, and a scenic 0.8 mile walking trail leading up to spectacular views of the falls.

Cape Flattery

is located approx 7 miles from Neah Bay. The newly constructed wooden walk way takes you to some of the most gorgeous, rugged and wild scenery on the Pacific Coast.

Lake Sutherland

Located 15 miles west on Highway 101, just before Lake Crescent. This a freshwater lake with and a great fishing spot.

Salt Creek County Park

Located on the Strait of Juan de Fuca west of Port Angeles offers fascinating tidal pools.

The Olympic Game Farm

Olympic Game Farm located in Sequim is a great place for adults and children!
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The Elwha Valley

West of Port Angeles is a beautiful drive along the rushing Elwha River. Madison Falls is an easy hike. The falls at the Elwha River Entrance to Olympic National Park is wheelchair accessible on a short, paved, 200 feet path to the base of the falls.
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The Dungeness Spit and Wildlife Refuge

Dungeness Spit is one of only a few such geological formations in the world which was formed during the Vashon Glacial era ten to twenty thousand years ago. Pictured to the right is the Dungeness Spit with Mount Baker in the background.
Picture courtesy of Dow Lambert/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
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