Encircling Olympic National Park, on the mid elevations, is the Olympic National Forest. The forest offers a diverse landscape ranging from lush ancient rain forests to deep canyons to high mountain ridges to ocean beaches. The Olympic National Forest is located on the Olympic Peninsula in the northwest corner of Washington State. The Olympic Peninsula is synonymous with diversity. Landscape settings range from temperate rain forest to rain shadow, saltwater beaches to snow capped mountains, and large lowland lakes to mountain tarns. There is a wide range of recreational opportunities including camping in one of the several campgrounds.