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Olympic National Park
IUCN Category II (National Park)
Cedar Creek Abbey Island Ruby Beach.jpg
Cedar Creek and Abbey Island from Ruby Beach
Location in Washington##Location in the United States
LocationJefferson, Clallam, Mason, and Grays Harbor counties, Washington, United States
Nearest cityPort Angeles
Area922,650 acres (373,380 ha)
EstablishedJune 29, 1938
Visitors3,104,455 (in 2018)[1]
Governing bodyNational Park Service
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UNESCO World Heritage Site
CriteriaNatural: vii, ix
Reference151
Inscription1981 (5th Session)

Olympic National Park is a national park in the U.S. state of Washington. It was established on June 29, 1938. The park covers nearly 1 million acres of the Olympic Peninsula.

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This article is about a World Heritage Site