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Address: 18118 Upper Hoh Road, Olympic National Park, WA
Phone Number: 360-374-6522
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Description: The Olympic Coast national park.
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Lush growth and large trees

We visited this part of the Olympic National Park in late August, just after the first rainfall in several weeks. After a very dry summer, the mosses and undergrowth quickly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

We visited this part of the Olympic National Park in late August, just after the first rainfall in several weeks. After a very dry summer, the mosses and undergrowth quickly revived with the fresh water. This forest gets about 12 feet of rain a year and the thick moss and dense growth shows it. Summers are mostly dry with fog... More 

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Annandale, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

It is a loooong drive to get to the trail but I am glad we did it. The short loop trail doesn't take very long and it was like nothing I'd ever seen before.

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Canby, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

It's a 19 mile drive from Hwy 101 to the Visitor's Center at the Hoh Rain Forest. The VC has some interesting information and the nearby trails are well-maintained. We were disappointed though that the rain forest is almost exactly the same terrain and flora that you'd find in any coastal forest in Oregon or Washington and much the same... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Visited in Mid July. This place was the stuff of my dreams so maybe my expectations were a little too high in the face of exceedingly warm temperatures and drought - it was very dry. I pictured this place to be lush and dripping wet with green velvety moss and got to see some dried moss on trees with some... More 

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Poulsbo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Nice hikes among big trees and mosses. The mosses were a bit dried out looking, after this long, hot summer - but impressive nonetheless. Thanks to Ranger Dave for giving us a great primer about old growth, succession, etc. Really made the day!

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St. Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The Hoh Rain Forest is a must-visit if you are in Olympic National Park. We drove into the forest on our way from Port Angeles to Copalis Beach and it broke up the drive nicely. We did the Hall of Mosses trail, as well as the Spruce Trail, for a total of about 2 miles. The Hall of Mosses seems... More 

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Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We took the ranger hike here and really enjoyed it. Always good information about the park and all the trees, moss, lichens and animals.

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Moss Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The easy walk through the moss covered old trees was peaceful and enjoyable. It would be accessible to almost anyone.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Great hiking area, the mosses make the whole area that much beautiful. Don't forget to look up. The stream was really cool, though we wish we were there when there were salmon about. We saw plenty of fungi and snails as well. We recommend a ranger-guided hike, which was excellent. The hike ended along the river, which was a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We enjoyed the long drive to the hoh.we took the spruce nature hike and the hall of mosses both were excellent hikes. This is a different type of scenery and we totally enjoyed it,

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