Ocean Crest Resort
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... why?) . . . but it was very crowded and rooms on the tiny order . . . so we opted for the north shore this time . . . at a place called the Quinault Lochaerie Resort, in the Olympic National Park, right on Lake Quinault . . . it has a main house where the innkeepers live . . . and six cabins . . . ours is the Ellinor . . . all have some history . . . but the most important part about this one . . . it has only three steps to get to it . . . the others are on ...
... reading and watching a group who were rather bravely body boarding in the freezing water. The area is famous for the driftwood which are referred to as 'the bones of the forest picked clean by the ocean' because the winds and tides can be immense and they erode the coastline which is ancient rain forest causing trees to slip into the ocean. Whilst we were walking along the beach there is a river which has driftwood logs as makeshift bridges to get ...
... clear lake where we had been planning on camping the night before. We stopped at the ranger station and decided to go hike to the Marymere Falls. The trail was quite well maintained and we were even stopped by a park ranger who gave us additional information. The 1 mile hike didn’t take long and there were plenty of people who crossed the log bridge to the falls loop.
On the way back, we detoured along the lake front to the Lake Crescent Lodge. ...
... so we sat there, took in some sun and ate the sandwiches we’d packed.
When we were done, we got back on the trail and found this tree that’s roots were so above the ground they formed a sort of arch. So we walked through, knowing we were at about the right place.
We saw some stones on a log but weren’t sure if that was THE One Square Inch (OSI). After bushwacking through the forest in search of the red stone, the ...
--Merriman & Bunch Waterfalls are right next to the road; better than the falls we hiked to see.
--Bunch Fields: elk and bear frequent this area; didn’t see any.
Interesting story: Settler Jasper Bunch from the early 1900’s had a tame bull elk pull the plow.