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Address: Forks, WA
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Ranger station midway between Route

101 and Lake Crescent.

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very helpful ranger who helped us get that hard to get park stamp

what an amazing trip and experience, there is no place like Olympic national park. trip of a lifetime

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2016
Heather R
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Orlando, United States
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Orlando, United States
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

what an amazing trip and experience, there is no place like Olympic national park. trip of a lifetime

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Thank Heather R
Roswell, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Free parking, restrooms and information near a trail head into the rain forest. It gets more and more lush as you hike in towards a nice waterfall. (Marymere Falls) Easy hike with a well kept trail, about 1.5 miles round trip. Gorgeously lush, with great lighting in the mid-late afternoon. If you're crunched for time and trying to fit Olympic... More 

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Thank seabassNLS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Beautiful hike up to Marymere Falls. About 1.5 Miles. Pretty strenuous for an out of shape 65 year old but heard no complaints from anyone else in our party of 9 from 7 to 70+ years.

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Thank Gordon C
Maple Valley, Washington
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

If you are in need of a bathroom, Storm King is where you want to stop - even on holidays. Take a few minutes to get out, stretch and go over to the edge of Crescent Lake and enjoy the views. If you have more time, go hike to Marymere Falls - the trailhead is here. PS: You can get... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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70 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We were surprised to find the ranger station closed on a Sunday during the summer. We love getting the stamps in our national park book, but didn't get this one :(. The hike to the falls was one of our favorite hikes and the lake is absolutely stunning. Stop by the little store on the lake and get a Port... More 

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Prince George, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Hiking around this area, to Marymere Falls, etc. was beautiful. The ferns are breathtaking. Make sure you go to the Crescent Lake Lodge even if you don't dine there--beautiful lake. We had lunch there and it was perfect, although the service was very slow.

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Thank Carol P
Spokane, Washington
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The Rangers were cordial and helpful, and the location is wonderful for a short rest, or a walk to Marymere Falls. Or you can make the two minute walk to an awesome view of Lake Crescent!

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Thank RetiredAF08
Lynnwood, Washington
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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Worthwhile stop and information. The staff was awesome.Everyone should take time to stop to get the information they provide.

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Thank MabuhayTravels
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Wonderful, kind rangers who provided a lot of good information regarding hikes, wildlife and swimming.

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Adana, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Amazingly steep, fun, invigorating hike! Give yourself about 2-3hours to complete, maybe more, cause once you master the steep climb to get to the top, you won’t want to hurry down! This is a difficult trail to some, it’s full of many steep switchbacks and once you make it to the Caution Sign it gets rougher with thin trails and... More 

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