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Port Angeles

Port Angeles Ferry

Port Angeles is a seaport on the northern end of the Olympic Peninsula. It welcomes visitors with its views of nearby Olympic Mountains and saltwater views across the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Port Angeles is gateway to the Olympic National Park, administered by the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. The Olympic National Forest is administered by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Supervisor, along with District Rangers, is responsible for managing the Forests renewable resources water, forage, timber, recreation and wildlife, as directed by Congress, under the principles of Multiple Use and Sustained Yield.

West of Port Angeles is Lake Crescent a sparkling jewel of the Olympic Peninsula. Highway 101 hugs the south shore of the lake and arrives at Lake Crescent Lodge in Olympic National Park. The forests surrounding the lodge are a retreat for those seeking peace beneath wise old trees, The lake is a playground for those seeking a dip, a remote beach and a trophy catch. The lodge is a warm fireplace, a meal to remember and a restful sleep in the quiet of the park.

Black Ball Transport operates the Coho car ferry between Port Angeles and the Canadian city of Victoria on Vancouver Island. The ferry carries cars, buses, RV's and trucks. On the trip across the Strait of Juan de Fuca passengers are invited to walk around and relax on the spacious decks. Food is served.


Port Angeles is on the north coast of the Olympic Peninsula and is an important point of entry and departure for international travel to and from Victoria, B.C. in Canada.

Private ferries shuttle passengers and cars across the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Before visiting this seaport check out the ferry schedules to assure the availability of a suitable ferry. Route is served by a car ferry.

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