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Hoh Rain Forest

18118 Upper Hoh Road, Olympic National Park, WA
360-374-6522
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Forests
Description: The Olympic Coast national park.
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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142 reviews 142 reviews
74 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Venture back in time and take the two easy, flat trails to enjoy an unbelievable forest of moss and old growth spruces. Seemed like a dinosaur should appear at any moment. great visitor center which is about 15 miles off hwy 101. Info, books and small mementoes available and ranger had great info. The trails follow the Hoh river as... More

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felix15
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16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

This was a nice place to stroll and view the massive trees. We were expecting a much "mossier" and mistier environment. It was a sunny day with no rain, so perhaps that did not add to the majesty of the forest. Takes a while to get into the strolling location once you leave Hwy. 101.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Checked lots of reviews and pics before actually getting to this place, but still we were so delighted to be there. We really felt like we were in a movie scene of Jurassic Park.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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79 reviews 79 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

This review is specific to the experience of accessing the Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and associated short trails. I suppose this is what one gets for going to an attraction like this in summer, but the character and majesty of the location were unfortunately overshadowed by the constant stream of tour buses at this location. The two short trails... More

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Pennsylvania
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74 reviews 74 reviews
43 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The Hall of Mosses was the only trail we decided to go on, since we had limited time. The maples covered with inches of moss are just unreal! Moss everywhere! On the trees, on the ground, in the water. Just unbelievable. The trail is easy, and flat. So unique and beautiful.

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Kalispell, Montana
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26 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

If your looking for an easy trail that very scenic this is it. The tree's were huge and the moss hanging from everything was beautiful . The trail is a little under a mile long and not a lot of hills. There is tons of photo ops and easy enough children can do this trail as well

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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This is an amazing place where you can imagine that there are dinosaurs around the corner. Giant trees, beautiful moss, and a rushing mountain river. The main walk is very easy for the first 8 miles long the river with almost no elevation change. After a small waterfall, the trail starts to rasie in elevation. Well worth the visit.

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Springfield, Missouri
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Such a unique place was this that words can't even begin to describe its beauty. It was like something from a place back in time, where you wouldn't have been at all surprised to see a dinosaur pass by. Our family loved seeing the beautiful tall trees and lush ferns everywhere. The hike through was just right in length for... More

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mississippi
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The Rainforest is beautiful and the trees are big but mostly the rainforests we saw reminded us of MS where we are from-just bigger trees. But, lovely walks and would totally recommend. If you are trying to decide Hoh or Quinault then I recommend Hoh. The reason is the river. We hiked to 2 different parts of the river-easy flat... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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223 reviews 223 reviews
49 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We have been here several times and never get tired of walking the two designated trails as it is so unique. Parking area seems ample but it wouldn't hurt to get here early.

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