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Ozette Lake

Olympic National Park, WA
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Canoeing on Lake Ozette

Lake Ozette is a good multi-day canoeing excursion when there are no storms blowing on the lake... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2017
Bothell, Washington
Remote and Beautiful Lake

Have kayaked twice on Lake Ozette in month of August. First year, only two other boats spotted... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2016
Port Hadlock, Washington
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Olympic National Park, WA

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Reviewed February 23, 2017

Lake Ozette is a good multi-day canoeing excursion when there are no storms blowing on the lake. With it being a low-land lake, water is the biggest issue. Because of the risk of giardia and also the high amount of tannin in the water, you...More

Thank caribcruiser2015
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Have kayaked twice on Lake Ozette in month of August. First year, only two other boats spotted. This year we were the only boats on this 7 mile long, 1 1/2 mile wide lake. Except for a handful of private cabins on the shore, it...More

Thank sailbabe123
Reviewed June 26, 2016

Nice hike through forest on mostly boardwalk but there are no views of ocean until you get to beach after 3 mile hike. We are all in reasonable shape and did there and back of 6 miles in 2 hours. We wanted to do full...More

Thank empjm
Reviewed October 30, 2015

It's a bit of a drive to get here, but well worth the trip. Wonderful hike out to the ocean along a mostly wooded trail. Very gradual rise and descent on a wooden, raised walkway. You can hike 3 miles out to the beach and...More

1  Thank dsegleau
Reviewed September 7, 2015

This is a beautiful walk, slight ups and downs, but very doable even to the casual hiker! It does feel longer than 3 miles, but when we arrived at the beach, it was all worth it! Beautiful views of the sea stacks and morro, lots...More

Thank RussnRebecca
Reviewed August 12, 2015

This lake has a strange feel to it. The water is rust color. Minimal wild life. We paddled to Gardeners island and walked around it. No animal trails or scat. Seemed odd. Did enjoy paddling to a different area. Found the trail head to hike...More

Thank lleegalaxy
Reviewed July 31, 2015

A sweet spot for the Olympic visitor, Ozette Lake is a serene spot where you an relax and appreciate nature.

Thank Cathlyn U
Reviewed June 22, 2015

The coastal hike with views of the Pacific, sea stacks and lots of sea birds. There are boardwalk trails that lead to the coast and the majesty of the forest is peaceful and exciting all at once. Close to Forks and not far form Neah...More

Thank argodwin
Reviewed April 14, 2015

We sat for hours on the beach having lunch, taking in the unimaginable view with the bald eagles flying overhead & the sound of the seals barking.,calm beautiful blue water. The hike was one of fun, adventure along with climbing an occasional rock. All in...More

Thank Patricia A
Reviewed June 15, 2014

we did the 9.1 mile round trip cape Alava, Down the beach. the Sandy Point. You need to do it at low tide. You need to be in shape as we got to spots that required climbing over trees 15 to 20 feet thick and...More

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