Eight contemporary tribes of the Olympic Peninsula have lived there the Hoh, Ozette, Makah, Quinault, Quileute, Queets, Lower Elwha Klallam and Jamestown S'Klallam.
In 1880 John Muir, James Wickersham, and Lieutenant Joseph O'Neil led the first well documented exploration of the peninsula's interior.
In 1897 the park received its first national designation, as Olympic Forest Reserve By President Grover Cleveland .
The Olympic Mountains have montane forests, rocky alpine slopes, and glacier crapped summits. Rivers that connect to the seas.
It's about 1,442miles
It has a marine climate with pleasant summers and mild ,wet winters.summers are usually between 65 and 75 degrees F. Winters are mild, temperatures as low as 30's and 40's.
The park has many land forms that include Mountains, Forests, and Coastal.
Massive elk, mountain goats, black bears, fish and gray whales.
Plants, massive conifers, pink Douglasia