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Rain Forest Nature Trail

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Address: South Shore Road, Quinault, WA
Phone Number: 3605653130

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If this is the trail we took, it was a bit longer than we expected and uphill, but doable. I wanted to see a waterfall and it was delightful, but not very big. Part of the trail... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If this is the trail we took, it was a bit longer than we expected and uphill, but doable. I wanted to see a waterfall and it was delightful, but not very big. Part of the trail goes thru a darker area of a lot of mossy trees that was a bit eerie. It's just fun to see what creature... More 

Thank Sandmolake
Virgin, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A visit to Lake Quinault isn't complete without taking this hike. Round trip of 3 miles, this trail takes you through some of the natio'ns most beautiful temperate rain forest vistas. The grand old trees, ferns and the mosses are abundant- sort of makes it look like dinosaurs would pop up at any time. Not too strenuous, but take water.

Thank dnacorn
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time hiking in the forest. I saw lots of slugs 😖. Pretty, huge trees, moss etc. My 5 yr old really loved seeing different critters and the hike. Before heading into the forest we went to the giant spruce tree. We were little cautious as the week before there was a cougar sighting. It was very... More 

Thank Iris M
Apollo Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice place to visit. We were there on a sunny day and it was a nice day to walk through the forest. Lots of moss draped trees. There was also a spring fed pond with water so clear you wanted to drink out of it. It's a long drive to get there but if you like national... More 

Thank Bruce L
Long Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful 1/2 miles interpretive hike. Great hike for all ages on this hike. should not be overlooked. Signs along the trail to give you the names of the trees and ferns along the hike. Great for kids and seniors.

Thank Normienorman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent an afternoon walking these trails, it was a very beautiful area. The trails were fairly easy to traverse with a lot of things to see and explore. I would love to visit this area in spring as I imagine the falls and rivers are running a little better. There were many pretty picture opportunities and interesting things to... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016

We hiked to Wolf Bar after viewing the largest Sitka Spruce tree. The hike was 5 miles, quite a lot of rocks / stones along the way, but totally worth it as the scene was awesome; we had a totally sunny day! The following day, we hiked at Mosses trail in Olympic National Park; short, not more than 1 miles.... More 

Thank Enhan
Yorkville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

This was a short trail near Lake Quinault that was a self-led interpretive trail which gave details about the temperate rainforest and what to expect throughout Olympic National Park.

Thank MBandMB
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

The trails are well pathed. They are a little strainers in places but the forest, rivers and waterfalls make it a more than worth while. The trails aren't long so ideal to take children on aswell.

Thank Jonathan M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful short hike. Easy for everyone. A must see when in Lake Quinault. We took many great photos here, we were lucky that the weather was clear and sunny, or you would generally need your rain slicker!

Thank Sam P

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