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Address: Olympic National Park, WA

The longest fjord in the United States.

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One of the beautiful fiords in America.

This is a huge body of water surrounded by beautiful scenery from trees to farmland to mountains. Good for beach walks, boating, driving highway 101, and exploring. Lots to see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Everett, Washington

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Everett, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a huge body of water surrounded by beautiful scenery from trees to farmland to mountains. Good for beach walks, boating, driving highway 101, and exploring. Lots to see and do here.

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Port Orchard, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loop the hoodcanal time to time to hit all of our favorite nature spots. There are so many hidden gems on this drive that it is insane.

Thank Sara M
Bremerton, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Hood Canal Bridge was closed so we took the long way around. I thought it would take forever and we had company due at my home. Luckily all traffic stayed at the speed limit and we weren't detained. It is fun seeing how people build cabins on the water side where there's hardly an inch available. If you have... More 

Thank Mona2446
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We returned to Seattle via the backside of hood canal at the recommendation of our hostess. It is soooooo the way to go! Peaceful vistas with very little traffic for miles of shorline. We also found a lovely waterfall outside of Brinnon at Dosewallups rec area. Yes, it is worth the stop! The lovely views continue the length of the... More 

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Port Angeles, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

There is nowhere like this as far as I know. Ocean, rivers, mountains, quaint towns, relaxation at its best. Only hope it always stays this way!

Thank shirlenefitzwater
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307 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

A must drive over to link with the Olympic Peninsula. Driven it dozens of times. Waited on it a few as a Trident Class submarine would pass from Bangor. Still enjoy the drive, even after the new mods to the bridge.

Thank James C
Plano, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We crossed the Hood Canal at Port Gamble. Going west, just after the bridge there is a cut off to the right that brings you down to the shore just under the bridge. It is a beautiful spot to view both the river and the bridge from the bottom up. Take a few minutes to enjoy it.

Thank nat1225
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Hood canal is at the border of the olympic national park (bear seattle). It is an amazing place to stay at. There are lovely cabins at the water. The best thing there is to canoe over it. The nature is breathtaking and we also saw quit Some sails. Real Great!

Thank Ellen G
Gig Harbor, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

You never know when you will have to wait for a ship to pass through the canal instead of simply racing across the Hood Canal bridge! We had to stop, and I'm glad we did. The wait was long, possibly up to 30 minutes. Turn off your car and step out to enjoy the view. It was lovely. I had... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

To me, the Canal is an area I go through while traveling to/from the rest of the Olympic Peninsula. There's a lot of forest and here and there you can get a few views of the Canal, but mostly you're just doing highway driving. Nice little park at the west end of the floating bridge, but it's pretty tiny. Looking... More 

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