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Address: Olympic National Park, WA
Description: Offers great views of Mount Olympus, Bailey Range and Mount Carrie.
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$270*
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Private Tour: Olympic National Park Day Trip from Seattle
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Small-Group Olympic National Park Tour from Seattle

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Views are incredible!

A very nice visitor center at the top of Hurricane Ridge, surrounded by mountains, snow and wildlife. Facilities were very clean, the displays were very informative about the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
KaChHa
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London, Canada
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London, Canada
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216 reviews 216 reviews
154 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

A very nice visitor center at the top of Hurricane Ridge, surrounded by mountains, snow and wildlife. Facilities were very clean, the displays were very informative about the area, nice giftshop, and a great place to sit and enjoy the beauty of the Olympic National Park!

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Los Angeles, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
72 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

In my experience, all visitor center at high elevation has great view, Hurricane Ridge is definitely one of those. Nice look out and grand structure, looks so much like you're in Austria~ I didn't try the food there but had an ice cream. Great picnic spots outside, just watch out for bugs~ Parking is not that hard to find if... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We stopped at both Hurricane Ridge visitor's centers and they are both very nice and clean with a nice gift shop (clean restroom also). The staff were very nice and answered all of our questions.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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266 reviews 266 reviews
215 attraction reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The Hurricane Ridge Visitors Center is exactly that, a visitors' center. It offers a lot of merchandise; which is overpriced, and not worth buying!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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119 reviews 119 reviews
52 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The visitor's center was undergoing renovation when we visited, so there was not much there. Temporary facilities were in a metal building across the road. Restrooms had limited capacity, making for waiting lines at times.

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Bear, Delaware
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81 reviews 81 reviews
44 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Even though it was a drizzling day we headed out to see Hurricane Ridge to see what we may see. The drive up to the ridge had many pull over spots for gorgeous photo ops . The fog rising and blowing back in again keeps changing what you see and its all beautiful. Finally at the top and Wow ...... More 

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Riverton, Utah
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great place to get some nice pictures. And yes it can get real windy. We spent three days driving and hiking Olympic park it is very wonderful.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Breathtaking views, easily accessed visitors center. Trails available. A must see when on the Peninsula.

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Ashland, Ohio
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Staff there was very friendly and helpful. The building is very clean. There is a great outlook area. If there are clouds , be fast with the camera. One minute the shot is there , the next, it's gone

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Oviedo, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Friendly rangers, lots of educational stuff, drop off for bear proof food storage containers, clean bathrooms.

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