Travel Blogs from Olympic National Park, United States

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Refreshing Rain, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Refreshing Rain

A travel blog entry by kluehadventures

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... it to Port Angeles (where you could look over the Strait of Juan de Fuca and see Victoria, Canada), and the Olympic National Park visitors center. We learned that the first campground that would most likely still have availability was on Lake Crescent. So ...

Day 6, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Day 6

A travel blog entry by billy1

We started the morning by driving to Second and Third Beaches where we walked along the beach to many scenic views of the ocean. We then headed to Lake Quinault and hiked through the dense temperate rainforest and we spent the night at the Lake Quinault ...

Day 23 - Olympia to Rialto Beach, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Day 23 - Olympia to Rialto Beach

A travel blog entry by georgethompson

To ...

Olympic National Park, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Olympic National Park

A travel blog entry by thenonos

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South Beach  Big Cedar Tree Ruby Beach Hoh Rain Forest Klahowya Lake Crescent et Marymere Falls (1,5 miles A-R).   ...

And time flies…, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

And time flies…

A travel blog entry by jdcasazza

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... in organized campgrounds for a year will be far too hard for our dog, Kanela. We didn’t know that dogs are not allowed on National Park trails and of course they must be leashed all the while in the campground. Kanela is not that dog. Added to the ...

Deer Lake, Olympic National Park, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Deer Lake, Olympic National Park

A travel blog entry by beth.rimmer

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We drove around the peninsula and through several small towns to reach the ranger station just in the nick of time to pick up our bear cans and hit the trail head.  The trek to deer lake was an awesome workout.  Deer Lake is a 3.8 mile ...

Hurricane Ridge and Lake Crescent-ONP, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Hurricane Ridge and Lake Crescent-ONP

A travel blog entry by pamvierling

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First full day at Olympic National Park.  Cool and overcast most of the day but no rain.  Started out at the main visitors center, got the info we needed and headed to Hurricane Ridge. A beautiful drive, very much like driving through the Blue ...

Good Day....BAD Day!, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Good Day....BAD Day!

A travel blog entry by sammy85430

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Probably shouldnt have done that 10 miles yesterday lol! I knew something was wrong this morning when I got up and the knee was hurting. I had something like this happen to me once before when I hurt my left knee and ended up getting surgery done on it. ...

Olympic Rainforest & Lake Crescent   , Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Olympic Rainforest & Lake Crescent

A travel blog entry by ulka

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... m), it is one of the deepest lakes in the state of Washington. Lake Crescent is a popular recreational area in the Olympic National Park. The community of Piedmont is nearby. Lake Crescent is home to a number of trails, including the Spruce Railroad ...

Rain in a Rainforest, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Rain in a Rainforest

A travel blog entry by abalzer

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... get excited about seeing a rainforest when you’re driving in rain.  Anyhow, just to give you a picture of Olympic National Park   imagine a wagon wheel with the outside rim being highway 101 and the spokes of the wheel are roads into the ...

Olympic National Park, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Olympic National Park

A travel blog entry by gordon.ye

My friend Wei and I flew into Seattle, then rented a car to visit Olympic National Park, staying at Port Angeles. Curiously, Port Angeles was originally named Los Angeles by Spanish explorer Juan de Fuca, but the name was later anglicized. We visited ...

Are you ready for some family time?, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Are you ready for some family time?

A travel blog entry by cfb

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... Ledge, and the time with family made this visit very special.    We've spent our last four days at Olympic National Park. Miri accompanied us on this part of our journey and it's no kidding a park looks different when seen through the lens of ...

Les montagnes et les

Les montagnes et les "rainforests"

A travel blog entry by mike_martine

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Aujourd'hui, on passe une autre journée dans le "Olympic National Park", mais cette fois dans la partie intérieure, c'est-à-dire dans les montagnes "Olympics" (la plus haute a seulemment la moitié de l'altitude du Mont Rainier, mais c'est très joli ...

Drugi dzien w Narodowy Parku Olimpijskim, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Drugi dzien w Narodowy Parku Olimpijskim

A travel blog entry by atarczynska

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Drugi dzień naszego pobytu w Narodowym Parku Olimpijskim spędziliśmy w regionie lasu deszczowego i wybrzeża Oceany Spokojnego. Las Deszczowy Hoh jest jednym z największych w Ameryce Płn. lasów wilgotnych i ...

Alyssa Clarke at the Olympic National Park, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Alyssa Clarke at the Olympic National Park

A travel blog entry by reds_adventure

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Alyssa Clarke and her family went to the Olympic National Park to celebrate the start of the summer holidays! They sent this postcard: Alyssa Clarke went to Kalaloch Beach right after school got out for a camping trip. It is in the Olympic ...

Olympic NP, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Olympic NP

A travel blog entry by jackyna

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... NP with a unique forest that can be seen only in three places in the whole world. In here, in Patagonia and New Zealand. So we had to check it. As well, the Twilight saga takes places close to this park, in Forks, WA and in the La Push ...

The

The "perfect" Base Camp!

A travel blog entry by sammy85430

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... of Forks today. I found this really great "primitive" site on a road leading to the Hoh Rainforest(google it) in Olympic National Park. Its halfway between the parks rainforest trails, Mt. Olympus trails and the Pacific Ocean beach of Ruby Beach! The best ...

The clearest water I have ever seen, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

The clearest water I have ever seen

A travel blog entry by mikenda

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The drive up here in the Olympic is unbelievably beautiful. It's soggy since it keeps raining on and off, but beautiful! You think you will never see a prettier place and then you turn the corner and have your breath taken away from the sights. The colors ...

All over the Great Northwest, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

All over the Great Northwest

A travel blog entry by mikenda

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... that there really isn't much to do here unless you fish. So we headed SE and drove down to Sol Duc Hot Springs in the Olympic National Park. Lots of the places up here have Native Indian names. This is still part of the rain forest and we got some of it ...

Our fifth blog, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Our fifth blog

A travel blog entry by bartsher

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Barton: Olympic National Park for a couple of nights on the beach, the continuous flow of fog from the ocean made for the coldest camping site of the summer. The campfire couldn't warm us because there was too much swirling wind. Seattle for two ...

Rain Rain Go Away!, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Rain Rain Go Away!

A travel blog entry by wiscampsin

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We left Rainier in the pouring rain and made our slow four hour drive to Kalaloch Campground, part of the Olympic National Park, where it was (can you guess?) pouring rain.  We pulled in and a man stopped us to let us know our timing was perfect - he ...

Low Tide....sooooo cool!, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Low Tide....sooooo cool!

A travel blog entry by sammy85430

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... . And for a break from routine as well my friend Jessica form Vancouver, Washington will be visiting me Tuesday night while Im staying at Nehalem Bay State Park on the Oregon coast! So looking forward to that. As always.... Peace out my friends, Papa ...

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK: Lake Crescent, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK: Lake Crescent

A travel blog entry by bklexcellentadv

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... the foaming waters of the Sol Duc river...she and her siblings smell their way up the stream to the same pool they came from" Olympic Park Nature notes ANSWERS TO LAST BLOG ENTRY: 1. Characteristics of a Temperate rain forest: over 100in rain a year, mild ...

Almost To The Pacific Ocean!, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Almost To The Pacific Ocean!

A travel blog entry by sammy85430

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... last update and wanted to catch you you. I last reported from Vancouver Washington on the 4th of July and now I am in Olympic National Park, Washington State which is as about as far northwest you can get in the lower 48. My plans changed somewhat in the ...

Olympic National Park, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Olympic National Park

A travel blog entry by jaredandjen

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... back to 101 north to continue on our way. Our next stop was when 101 reaches the Pacific Ocean and we were now in the Olympic National Park. We stopped at the pullout for Beach No. 1 and walked the trail out to the cliff over the beach. It was pretty and ...

Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Hurricane Ridge

A travel blog entry by jerry.sue

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We ended our day with a visit to the Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center in Olympic National ...

Lake Crescent, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Lake Crescent

A travel blog entry by jerry.sue

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We started the day with short hike at Lake ...

I need to be beside the seaside beside the sea, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

I need to be beside the seaside beside the sea

A travel blog entry by lilynomad

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After a delayed start and having to go get more shopping and some hardcore antibiotics we finally got on the road. I will always love Elisa for sorting this out for me as there is nothing as sucky as being away from home and being very very sick and not ...

Mt. Olympus, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Mt. Olympus

A travel blog entry by leonardgrill

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... took us deep into the forest with gigantic trees.  When the trees fall they are just left to decay.  It creates a very dramatic landscape.  So far Olympic National Park is amazing and we have two more days.  Everyone should ...

Exploring Olympic, Olympic National Park, United States travel blog

Exploring Olympic

A travel blog entry by mickandbrit

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... main port city on the northeast coast of the Olympic Peninsula. Back in the US. . . again. We headed straight for the Olympic National Park Headquarters, where we asked around to find out how best to plan our visit. Alas, there were no stickers to be had ...

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