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Address: Olympic National Park, WA
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A scenic river.

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Such a nice blue!

This river winds around all over. The milky blue color is beatiful and makes for some great photos when you have all the nice green trees and a cloudy sky.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Palmgirl33

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This river winds around all over. The milky blue color is beatiful and makes for some great photos when you have all the nice green trees and a cloudy sky.

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Thank Palmgirl33
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Getting more than 120 inches of rain a year, the rainforest has to be seen to be believed! There are three trails at the visitor's center. Any of the trails will give you some great views. The shortest, Hall of Mosses is my favorite. If you are going to visit Olympic National Park, you must visit the Hoh Rainforest!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We did the Creek trail and the Hoh River Trail for about 2-3 miles, and both were excellent - huge trees, lots of moss and ferns, varied forest conditions, and amazing vistas of the River. Only drag about the Hoh is that it takes a good 30 minutes to get from 101 to the parking lot.

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Thank Michael C
Kingston, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

It was the most fun me and family have had in along time just chilling next to the beautiful river, talking and taking it all in. We will be back. Thanks!

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Thank Tracy S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

On our visit to the NP and the water fall trail, we viewed the river as it runs along side the road to the falls. There are places to park your car and get a better look.

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Thank Denise D
California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Visited on 5/6/16. I hiked about 4 miles into the Hoh River Trail from the Hoh Rain Forest visitor center, which took me about 3 hours. This trail is a lot better than the Hall of Mosses. There's so much green everywhere, but there are also parts where the sun will come through and you can be right at the... More 

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Thank Stacy S
Monument, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Parts of the Hoh remind me of Alaska with rushing water and glacial-like beaches of rock. You can fish, perhaps even raft? this river. Looked like fun; spend some time.

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Avon, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

The Hoh River originates from the Hoh Glacier on the slopes of Mount Olympus and flows about 56 miles (90k) to the west and empties into the Pacific Ocean a little north of Ruby Beach. While it is popular for fishing during the fall salmon run and it is possible to hike the Hoh River Trail about 18 miles (29k),... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This cold river is so clean and clear that you ,ay have to pull your own reins back from diving in! Its spectacular!

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Salmon fishing second week of October. Unbelievable. Kings and Cohos everywhere. Also fished river nearby, the Sol Duc. Same outcome. Will be going back next year. If you go, find an experienced guide. Made all the difference in the world.

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