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Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive

Olympic National Park, WA
+1 360-565-3130
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Scenic driving at its best

This is one road trip I'll remember for the rest of my life. If you are a fan of temperate forests... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bucharest, Romania
Unless you stop & hike along the way, this is just so-so

Everything you want to see is off the road; you're just looking at trees, housing and glimpses of... read more

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A 454-mile drive through Olympic National Park.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Olympic National Park, WA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one road trip I'll remember for the rest of my life. If you are a fan of temperate forests, giant conifers, waterfalls, lakes and the greenest of green forests, this road trip is a must. Mind you, just driving around the road might...More

2  Thank Vokial
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything you want to see is off the road; you're just looking at trees, housing and glimpses of the lake or hwy 101. Not exciting but a good introduction to the different camp grounds and trail locations.

Thank Anonymous855
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rode our motorcycle for 5 days and went around the Washington coast (including the Olympic Peninsula Loop) twice; it is not crowded, service is available every 25 miles; there's good places to dine and/or picnic.

Thank Mel L
Reviewed August 11, 2017

This is a must do when going to and from the various places within Olympic National Park. The scenic drive is relaxing and picturesque. There are plenty of places to pull over and enjoy the vistas. Must do!

1  Thank lovethemouse p
Reviewed August 9, 2017

There is a variety of landmarks and scenery along this loop. You pass rainforest, lakes, and the ocean. If you are touring the park, this is the route for you.

1  Thank Kenang34
Reviewed August 9, 2017

This road is the only road that connects the different portions of Olympia National Park. We were unaware of that there were no interconnecting roads inside of the park. HWY 101 is the only road that loops around the park. It can take hours to...More

1  Thank LJMK1
Reviewed July 29, 2017

Long scenic beautiful drive going around the park- signs let you know the things to see- but some of them are a long drive off main rd. several places to pull over to get awesome views-- we decided not to go all the way around-...More

1  Thank barbiewalker72
Reviewed June 9, 2017

It was a sunny spring day with a gentle wind when we journeyed on the loop drive. Beautiful views along the way and so peaceful. There are a few spots where the road narrows down to one lane and visibility is low, however, there is...More

3  Thank Joseph M
Reviewed May 24, 2017

When we came here we had done our homework, but still did not know what to expect. We enjoyed the varied scenery and are so glad to have experienced another part of our great country.

2  Thank RxNCHikers
Reviewed May 16, 2017

we went clock wise aberdean,,quinault lodge a great place to stay for a day or 2 Kalalock lodge good for a nite or 2 next stop crestlake lodge so nice it is stepping back in time up to hurricane ridge what a great drive and...More

3  Thank elliot m
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August 18, 2017|
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Response from will10040 | Reviewed this property |
Oh yea Ruby beach a must
July 26, 2017|
Response from MKtravelers19 | Reviewed this property |
Here's the information from my review I posted. You could do the same but shorten the time you spend at each place. Best call for lodging soon as with any US National Park, trying to secure a place in summer might be... More
Maricela M C
March 4, 2017|
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Response from MKtravelers19 | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on what you like to do. This park is very diverse and doing 2-3 days you really wouldn't experience much, like hiking, vistas etc. But if all you have is 3 days, go for it and see what you see. Maybe... More