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Makah Indian Reservation

Forks, WA
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Ranked #6 of 16 Attractions in Forks
Type: Reservations
Description: One of three Indian reservations located on the Olympic Coast.
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Kent, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Neah Bay is the end of the road in these parts. There is a grocery store, restaurant and museum featuring the artifacts from the Ozette Dig. You can get your $10 parking pass almost everywhere. It is all about the beach and fishing out here. Bring your raingear, the mist can roll in at any time.

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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Located in Neah Bayat at the north west corner of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington, the Makah Indian museum is superb! Hard to believe it is a private native American museum. About an hour and a half of somewhat boring drive from Port Angelsalong the northern coast is worth the trouble. There are several decent restaurants and one hutmaking and... More

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Seattle
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The Makah Museum, featuring an in-depth examination of traditional culture is a must-see for those visiting the Olympic Peninsula. It offers a vivid picture of pre-settler life in this part of the world.

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Hamilton, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Stopped and got food a few times. People are friendly, wants to talk and the small harbor is nice to walk.

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Blaine, Washington
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76 reviews 76 reviews
15 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Liked everything. Incredible that you are actually looking at stuff that was used 400 to 500 years ago. Gentleman at the front counter has been there forever (20 years?) and courteous but a bit opinionated (aren't we all?). Well worth the drive.

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Stitzer, Wisconsin
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We drove through this on our way to Cape Flattery. The entire area is a nice drive, leading up to this the road was windy and by water and scenic drive.

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Tucson AZ
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

.5 mile hike to the most northwesterly point of the United States of America. .5 mile hike return. Take your time and water. Good trail laid out.

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Newberry, MI
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84 reviews 84 reviews
23 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I was shocked to see reviews of unfriendly locals. We encountered only very friendly people! The area is beautiful. Cape Flattery and the Makah Museum are must sees. It is a poverty stricken area, but you can see the people care about their culture and are trying to improve their lives.

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South Bend, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We had expected to find a beautiful, family-friendly coastal town with beautiful nature and friendly people, but we were very disappointed. First, on the way there, every local car tailgates you even if you are going over speed limit, and expects you to pull over (that is not always possible). One car tailgated me for almost two miles, honking the... More

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Mesa, Arizona
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

While stopping at the museum to purchase our Cape Flattery Trail parking pass, we decided to visit the museum as well. Unique native historical items, good history, nice gift store with native made crafts. Photo taking not allowed in the museum. Grounds were neat and clean.

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