Rain Forest Resort Village
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Urige Anlage, Holzhütten, schöner Blick auf den See - empfehlenswert!
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First of all – two clarifications from the last blog. I had mentioned the ever-present bugs. Well, just to prove me wrong, we had a lovely breakfast outside this morning at the campground – no bugs! And lunch and dinner tonight at Lake Quinault, no bugs. Second thing – I forgot to mention that whenever we were near water on this ...
The journey to Quinault involved a lot of small Washington highway driving. Almost 3 weeks into the journey and I miss the big multilane mega-highways that is the Interstate Highway System. Washington has been very scenic to drive through so far, and I've seen everything from farms to rocky cliffs, to awesome bridges, and large bodies of water.
Once we arrived at Quinault, we went on a joyride down South Shore and North Shore ...
... which is 60 miles of shoreline. Then there's the glaciated mountains of the Olympics. There's also a temperate rainforest, both Quinault and Hoh, are examples of this. Then there's spots like Sol Duc hot springs.
And the different geological regions aren't located close to one another. There are multiple entrances to Olympic National Park, and each entrance leads you to a different environment. Again, there's a wonderful map the website provides of all the different ...
... a sign that read "Big Spruce Tree". Naturally we pulled over to see what the sign was indicating. As we had thought, the sign indicated that there was a big spruce tree nearby. I had a vague idea of how big it would be, but this blew even my mind away. Ible's too. Just on the side of the road stood the biggest spruce tree I had ever laid eyes on. This Sitka Spruce tree was literally the size of a lot of buildings that I have seen. After reading the interpretive sign that ...
... views so as we are passing up we go.
Yet again a beautiful road weather perfect and hardly any traffic so we were able to enjoy the steady journey up to the top.
The decision was to go to the top of the Olympic Peninsular then round to Forks, made famous by ...