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Are dogs allowed in the Olympic National Park?
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Olympic National Park, Washington, Kayaking, Camping, Hiking, Preservation, Safety, Picnicking
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Yes, you can bring your dog to the park, however, you can't take Fido hiking on any of the trails. You're allowed to have your dog pretty much anywhere you can drive your car, so, places like campgrounds, picnic areas and roads. The park asks that you keep your dog on a leash at all times. This is really for the safety of the dog, as the call of the wild may just be too much of a temptation! Plus, the magnificent elk, cougar, and bear population probably wouldn't play nice.

There is one exception to the "road" rule. You are allowed to bring your dog to a couple beaches in the park - Rialto Beach and Kalaloch Beach. Check out the park's pet page for more info : http://www.nps.gov/olym/planyourvisit/pets.htm
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