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Address: Forks, WA
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Ranger station midway between Route

101 and Lake Crescent.

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Nice trails into old forest

Free parking, restrooms and information near a trail head into the rain forest. It gets more and more lush as you hike in towards a nice waterfall. (Marymere Falls) Easy hike... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 19, 2015
Roswell, Georgia
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Roswell, Georgia
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54 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Free parking, restrooms and information near a trail head into the rain forest. It gets more and more lush as you hike in towards a nice waterfall. (Marymere Falls) Easy hike with a well kept trail, about 1.5 miles round trip. Gorgeously lush, with great lighting in the mid-late afternoon. If you're crunched for time and trying to fit Olympic... More 

Thank nsebastian
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Beautiful hike up to Marymere Falls. About 1.5 Miles. Pretty strenuous for an out of shape 65 year old but heard no complaints from anyone else in our party of 9 from 7 to 70+ years.

Thank Gordon C
Maple Valley, Washington
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

If you are in need of a bathroom, Storm King is where you want to stop - even on holidays. Take a few minutes to get out, stretch and go over to the edge of Crescent Lake and enjoy the views. If you have more time, go hike to Marymere Falls - the trailhead is here. PS: You can get... More 

2 Thank Sarah K
Richmond, Virginia
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70 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We were surprised to find the ranger station closed on a Sunday during the summer. We love getting the stamps in our national park book, but didn't get this one :(. The hike to the falls was one of our favorite hikes and the lake is absolutely stunning. Stop by the little store on the lake and get a Port... More 

2 Thank RichmondReviewer_13
Prince George, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Hiking around this area, to Marymere Falls, etc. was beautiful. The ferns are breathtaking. Make sure you go to the Crescent Lake Lodge even if you don't dine there--beautiful lake. We had lunch there and it was perfect, although the service was very slow.

Thank Carol P
Spokane, Washington
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The Rangers were cordial and helpful, and the location is wonderful for a short rest, or a walk to Marymere Falls. Or you can make the two minute walk to an awesome view of Lake Crescent!

Thank RetiredAF08
Lynnwood, Washington
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Worthwhile stop and information. The staff was awesome.Everyone should take time to stop to get the information they provide.

Thank MabuhayTravels
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Wonderful, kind rangers who provided a lot of good information regarding hikes, wildlife and swimming.

1 Thank LizzieB971
Adana, Turkey
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163 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Amazingly steep, fun, invigorating hike! Give yourself about 2-3hours to complete, maybe more, cause once you master the steep climb to get to the top, you won’t want to hurry down! This is a difficult trail to some, it’s full of many steep switchbacks and once you make it to the Caution Sign it gets rougher with thin trails and... More 

2 Thank Corrine R
Spokane Valley, Washington
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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012 via mobile

Very friendly and helpful ranger staff. This is the station you start from to go to Marymere falls. Staff assured us hike was ok for grandma (78). They were right.

3 Thank alexreynol

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