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Hoh River

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Address: Olympic National Park, WA
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A scenic river.

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Great trail

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Michael C
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New York City, New York

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Kingston, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
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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California
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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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Monument, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
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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Boston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Highway 101 crosses the Hoh some distance inland. There is a gravel road on the north side that leads to "Oil City" which is just a trailhead for the wonderful south coast wilderness hike. From there you can walk a bit and get to where the river dumps into the sea - at high tide this can be challenging. You... More 

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Poulsbo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We were just off the road, and thrilled to be watching a herd of elk (mostly moms and young) across the river. Then, we heard some noise behind us, and assumed it was more people; but it was a large bull with an impressive rack. We stood still and he just looked at us for a minute or two before... More 

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