Olympic Coast Discovery Center

The Olympic Coast Discovery Center is part of the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary which spans 65 miles of coastline which is shared with the Olympic National Park. Hiking, Backpacking, Camping, Kayaking and Diving are amoung a few of the popular attractions to this area.  There is an abundance of protected wildlife and marine life to enjoy.

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Address / Contact

Olympic Coast Discovery Center

NOAA's Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary

The Landing

115 E Railroad Ave, #301

Port Angeles, WA 98362

(360) 268-0078


Memorial Day - Labor Day: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

September - Mid-October:  10:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Saturday & Sunday ONLY)

Park Information


  • camping
  • restrooms
  • telephone
  • accessible
  • trails
  • picnic-area

Marine Mammals Commonly Seen Here

Marine Mammals Occasionally Seen Here

Travel Tips

When you pass through Port Angeles as you head east, west, or north (to Victoria, BC), the discovery center is located in "The Landing," on the Port Angeles waterfront.

The Whale Trail is a nonprofit organization in partnership with
Partners NOAA Seattle Aquarium People for Puget Sound Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife The Whale Museum National Marine Sanctuaries