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Crescent Lake

Address: Lake Crescent Rd, Port Angeles, Olympic National Park, WA WA 98363
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Viewing wildlife
Owner description: A scenic lake.
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Viewing wildlife
Owner description: A scenic lake.
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Sioux City, Iowa
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80 reviews 80 reviews
31 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The lake was so beautiful with mirror images like we had never seen before. We were even able to see a flock of eagles feed in the lake around some ducks who were also feasting. Probably the most memorable time of our vacation. It is a short drive from Port Angeles. The nice lady at the visitor's center was very... More 

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Silverdale, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Lake crescent is one of natures most beautiful places. Nestled in Olympic national park is one of the most scenic places on earth. If you love nature you will love this place. Of course summer and early fall are the best times to visit if you want a better chance of good weather.

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Los Angeles, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
66 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

not a big fan of lakes, but water here is definitely really blue, which makes it perfect stop on your way to your next destination.

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Seattle, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We were staying about 20 miles from lake crescent and found it so beautiful we went 2 days in a row! It is so picturesque and looked very different under overcast light and sunshine! The lake is very peaceful and has very little boating activity or even lodging (especially compared to Lake Sutherland nearby). In the right light, you can... More 

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Burgess Hill, England
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Beautiful lake, lovely lodge, great place to paddle a canoe or kayak. Interesting trail to Marymere Falls.

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Massachusetts
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194 reviews 194 reviews
77 attraction reviews
232 helpful votes 232 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Was there for sunset. The skies were cloudy and foggy, with some light rain. Yet sun was shining through in some directions. This made for some interesting photos. I can’t imagine how spectacular the scenery would be from the lake viewpoints and from the lodge when there’s a beautiful sunset. The lodge looked wonderfully cozy inside. Nice Adirondack chairs along... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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65 reviews 65 reviews
11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

So lovely. Of course, it would have been more lovely if not on the main highway and we had it to ourselves. But it's quiet easy to find an isolated little piece of shore to yourselves. Bring a picnic, a towel, find a rock, and settle in. The water is crystal clear and perfectly crisp and refreshing - it's just... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We were starving after leaving Cape Flattery and according to the policeman that pulled us over, Crescent Lake Lodge was a close location for us to get food. We come around a bend and there's this gorgeous lake in the middle of the mountains. There was one point where we could see three different colors in the water as well... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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59 reviews 59 reviews
7 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

In many ways similar to Flathead Lake if you've been to that area of Montana. Lovely, photogenic, not busy this time of year (October).

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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365 reviews 365 reviews
165 attraction reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Step back in time.... gorgeous spot! Next time we are here, we plan to stay in one of the cottages (dog-friendly). We enjoyed our short visit, walked around the lakeshore, and checked out the main lodge and cottage area, and relaxed lakefront for a while. Even if you can't stay at the lodge, this is a great spot for a... More 

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