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Crescent Lake

Lake Crescent Rd, Port Angeles, Olympic National Park, WA WA 98363
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Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Camping, Viewing wildlife, Fishing, Hiking
Description: A scenic lake.
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Burgess Hill, England
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

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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183 reviews 183 reviews
76 attraction reviews
223 helpful votes 223 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

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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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

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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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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318 reviews 318 reviews
142 attraction reviews
160 helpful votes 160 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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Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

It has a very special feeling about it. The waters are clear and blue, the surrounding hills tall and green. I feel utterly at peace here.

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Renton, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Crescent Lake is beautiful, but on a sunny day, it is amazing! The blues of the water are fabulous and something you don't see everywhere. Well worth a visit!

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Renton, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Crescent Lake is beautiful, but on a sunny day, it is amazing! The blues of the water are fabulous and something you don't see everywhere. Well worth a visit!

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Gig Harbor
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90 reviews 90 reviews
21 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Lake Crescent is one of the jewels of the Olympic National Park, along with equally beautiful Lake Quinault in the south part of the park. It is a long, fairly narrow, very deep and cold glacier carved lake, with especially clear water, allowing people on the lake to view the lake bottom up to 60 feet deep. Here also are... More

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