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Address: Olympic National Park, Olympic National Park, WA
Activities: Driving, Skiing
Description: A 17-mile stretch of winding road through dense forests and alpine...
A 17-mile stretch of winding road through dense forests and alpine ice-covered peaks.
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more beautiful than I thought possible

The drive up to hurricane ridge is beautiful, but windy so be careful for those that get car sick. There are a few pull out view points that are worth stopping at. The top is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The drive up to hurricane ridge is beautiful, but windy so be careful for those that get car sick. There are a few pull out view points that are worth stopping at. The top is amazing. In April most of the walks were still covered in snow, so you would need appropriate foot gear to walk around. But, the bathrooms... More 

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England
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18 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This is so worth the drive up to the top of the mountain, the scenery is stupendous and the snow covered peaks are a beautiful backdrop. It was cold at the top, 26f but it was a fabulous place to visit.

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Peoria, Illinois, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

When we started up hurricane ridge we had no idea that we were going to see one of the most beautiful places in the U.S. We were blessed with a clear day and enjoyed our lunch looking over the mountain peaks in every direction. Very much worth the drive if its clear. we drove through clouds to get there and... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

We made this trek in 1990, and it was so foggy at the top we couldn't see 25 feet past the observation deck. This time the day was clear and sunny, and the view was stunning. The Olympics aren't the tallest mountains in the world, but their location close to the ocean makes for lots of snow up on top,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Our plan was to visit the Hurricane Ridge which the bad weather stopped. Instead we had an amazing walk for an hour and a half from the camp to Lake Angeles. The view was incredible and the effort made getting there made the peaceful lake even more terrific. My advice is, don't let a closed road limit you - go... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

The view will leave you breathless!! Grab your camera and see some amazing views on hurricane ridge. The ride from the visitor center will take about 45 minutes and is full of sharp turns and takes some time but be patient, I can assure you it is worth it. There is a snack/gift shop on the top along with restrooms... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The drive to Hurricane Ridge was beautiful. Once you arrive, you'll find the views breathtaking. If you're a shutterbug, you won't be disappointed. It's a lovely, tranquil place to be.

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Chicago, Illinois
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133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We had heard about this area from locals but it was too beautiful to describe! Amazing! It was nasty weather at the bottom but great on top. Inspired: the views and wonderful hiking trails Atmosphere: pure wonderful nature Return: absolutely! Discovered: from locals

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Pensacola, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
13 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The drive is beautiful, the mountains are beautiful, the trees are beautiful...it's all beautiful. They say to have chains, but we didn't and luckily didn't need them. It's $15 per vehicle and totally worth it. There are several pull-off spots along the way to take pictures. We were already in awe at the first stop, so imagine when we got... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This place is totally worth the drive up the mountain and is one of the most breathtaking places I have ever visited. There were only tiny patches of snow on the slope next to the easy path up the ridge, a very unusually warm and snowless February. You can stay until the sun dips down behind the trees near the... More 

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