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Olympic National Forest

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Address: Olympic National Park, WA
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Pristine forest surrounding the Olympic Mountain range.

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Spidery Webs of Moss Dangle from Trees

Olympic National forest is one the most beautiful national parks I have visited. Trails lead to glaciers or short gently day hikes, icy rivers flow down from the mountains, and a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Donna H
Mukilteo, Washington
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Mukilteo, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Olympic National forest is one the most beautiful national parks I have visited. Trails lead to glaciers or short gently day hikes, icy rivers flow down from the mountains, and a golden quiet surrounds the visitor...unless a group of loud talking people come by. It is magically peaceful place to visit.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

Have been to 45 national parks and this is definately in my top 5. It runs from spectacular rocky Pacific beaches to rain forest to high mountains. Olympic has it all. We stayed at both Kalaloch Lodge on the coast and at Sol Duc Hot Springs. Only a couple hours apart but what a contrast. The coast is beautiful and... More 

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Boulder City, Nv
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

This was a great side trip from Ocean Shores WA about 50 miles. Be ready to get wet though as guess what it rains there. We really enjoyed it just take a rain jacket and good rain boots and go for it. There are ferns and mushrooms everywhere. We say several deer and 3 herds of elk driving around. They... More 

Mount Vernon, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

One of only a few temperate rainforest in the world. A must visit place. The trees are astounding - gives you a real sense of time and our insignificance.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

I spent three days in the Olympic National Park area. Day 1: Hurricane Ridge visitor's center. Hiked the Klahanne Ridge (hike was great but quite exposed)...Drove all the way to Second Beach. Please note the tide timings before you go. Beach wasnt crowded at all. Day 2: Hoh Rain forest. Wanted to hike the 16 mile trail near Hoh Rain... More 

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Minong, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

The trees are spectacular. The rivers and waterfalls were wonderful! The trails were well marked and nicely groomed. It is a must see place!

1 Thank Marge A
Healdsburg, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

This park has so many cool places and that is marvelous. The only drawback is that they're spread out over this ultra large park and you need to do quite a bit of driving.

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Falmouth, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

I came alone mid October From Bainbridge (don't miss Bloedel Reserve there) thru Paulsbro,Lake Crescent, Hurricane Ridge, Cape Flattery, Kalaloch, Quinault Rain Forest and back to Seattle thru Olympia. The Hoh Rain Forest Rd was closed and I decided to save the hot springs for next visit. The range of vistas and topography was grand. The whole experience not one... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

It as a beautiful experience. We didn't get to see as much as we'd like due to some of the roads being closed. A huge windstorm the day before had knocked down some trees making some roads impassible. What we did see was lovely and worth the trip. Stay at Kalaloch Lodge or Quinault Lodge.

Thank Lola M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

You have to make time to drive to Hurricane Ridge! The vistas are impressive along with pine trees you can see forever. The walking paths are well-marked and for all levels of walkers and hikers. The park building was nice. Lots of parking with good signage.The Park Ranger was helpful and knowledgeable. Food was available and they have a gift... More 

Thank Janie P

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