Iron Springs Resort
Travel Blogs from Copalis Beach
... but I only had on deck shoes, not good walking/hiking shoes . . . so I turned back, too . . . but did take some pictures. The rain forest is fascinating!!! [NOTE: After I got back, I looked it up . . . and it was a half-mile hike, one way. An easy one, but not in deck shoes!!]
We returned to our cabin and made our sandwiches . . . and played l-a-z-y . . . it was very warm on the deck in full sun . . . a contrast to the fire I ...
... rocky hill . . . and take a lot of maneuvering to get to them . . . not good for Carol’s walking and carrying bags . . . plus groceries.
Some little fun facts . . . each of the cabins is named after a peak in the Olympic National Park. Mt. Ellinor was named in 1856 by a Professor George Davidson of the United States Coast Survey to honor Ellinor Fauntleroy, his sweetheart, who became his wife a year later!! Now, isn't that ...
... that officials could inspect our vehicle contents just like they had done at Osoyoos. We waited and waited and nobody came. Eventually when we saw that they were on a cigarette break, I got out of the car to ask them if they had forgotten which they had. Once we were inspected, we were given the all clear and resumed our journey.
It was lunchtime and we headed for the nearest fast food joint which happened to be a Wendy’s burger bar (not ice ...
Ok, so we're finally caught up. It has taken a while, three meals spread over two days in the lovely Quinault River Village Internet Cafe. Thanks again! We've actually spent two days here in beautiful Lake Quinault, seeing the sights, jumping (Dave) and wading (MC) in the cool waters of this fresh water lake. We are surrounded by temperate rain forest, lots of Douglas ...
Monday, June 13th
We got up today and headed out to continue on 109 until we would get back to 101. From there we worked our way north on 101 to head into the Olympic National Forest. Our first stop was to do the Rain Forest Nature Trail. It was a half mile trail that took you through the forest. Of course it was raining today so we had to wear our rain jackets in the rain ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting