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Quinault Rain Forest

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Address: Olympic National Park, WA
Description: The Olympic Coast national park.

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Beautiful

We did not have enough time to walk or take in all the sights but seriously some of the scenic views were really breathtaking! I thoroughly enjoyed our visit!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Ranju K
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Snoqualmie, Washington
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Snoqualmie, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We did not have enough time to walk or take in all the sights but seriously some of the scenic views were really breathtaking! I thoroughly enjoyed our visit!

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Portland, OR
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97 reviews 97 reviews
32 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Seriously could a place be more amazing!! I liked this area a little more than the Hoh area, both are fantastic though. Do the loop around the lake and stop at as many of the hikes you possibly can. The south side has days worth so pick one or two longer ones that work within your time frame. Surprisingly I... More 

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brett_levi
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

Was rushed and did not get to spend enough time here. Beautiful and interesting are the best words I can come up with. I really enjoyed what time I had.

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Burgess Hill, England
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

May be on a smaller scale than the Hon Rainforest but every bit as good. Ideal for children and more to do.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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579 reviews 579 reviews
228 attraction reviews
260 helpful votes 260 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

If you have a good rain coat, grab it and head to the Quinault Rain Forest. We hiked here for three days and are so sorry to have had to leave this area. The trails are all nice and the hidden waterfalls and other gems along the way are surprisingly beautiful.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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267 reviews 267 reviews
215 attraction reviews
324 helpful votes 324 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We stayed in a "Deluxe Cabin" on a beach in the Quinault Rain Forest for a few days @$259.00 a night! Expensive; yet I would stay here again. The cabin was only a couple hundred yards from the ocean; with beautiful views. It faced West; as such, a beautiful sunset every night! The cabin itself was wonderful, with a Jacuzzi... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I REALLY enjoyed this location. It was a sunny day and the way the light caught the moss on the trees was incredible. I have some great photos (#nofilter LOL) from this rainforest. We did the trail easily and this didn't take a huge chunk of our time but it was SO worth it.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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86 reviews 86 reviews
24 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Several trailheads are just across the road from Lake Quinault Lodge - just select the length that's right for your group. The river runs through in some areas and if it's the right time in the fall, you will see bright red salmon spawning. My favorite trail takes you up to the top of the where you walk in a... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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169 reviews 169 reviews
52 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Go all the way to the end of the road and you'll find a lovely open campsite. From there you'll find the trailhead that takes you into the interior. The trails are well maintained and moderately difficult due to the ups and downs. If you're really ambitious you might like to know that it's only a week's hike to Hurricane... More 

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Rochester, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We stayed on Quinalt Lake as part of our larger trip around the outside of Olympic National Park. The trails are very quiet and there is some lovely old growth forest with exceptional VBTs (Very Big Trees) as you drive back behind the lake on the east end, and hike up along the river. Quinalt lake was closed to swimming... More 

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