Covering the northernmost part of the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas
, Clallam County contains a wealth of natural resources. The Olympic National Park
has its headquarters in the county seat, Port Angeles
, which looks across the Strait of Juan de Fuca
to Vancouver Island.
The most northwesterly point on the 48 contiguous U.S. states is at Neah Bay. Ozette Lake, near the Pacific Ocean, was the site of one of the most important archaeological digs in the state, where an ancient Makah village that had been submerged under a mud slide centuries ago, was unearthed.