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Crescent Lake

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Address: Lake Crescent Rd, Port Angeles, Olympic National Park, WA 98363
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A scenic lake.

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November is a great time

Came to the park to get away from the city and get a few days of relaxation. It's cool and sometimes cold. It's wet and sometimes rainy. But the lake takes on a personality of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Iron_snail
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Olathe, Kansas
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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came to the park to get away from the city and get a few days of relaxation. It's cool and sometimes cold. It's wet and sometimes rainy. But the lake takes on a personality of its own with steam rising from the water, low clouds hanging on the mountains which peek through with their snow covered tips. Beautiful and very... More 

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful lake setting. Good stopping point en route to places further west on the Peninsula. Lots of places to pull off and admire the lake.

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Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Even if you only have time to drive by this lake, take the time. Gorgeous long lake. We drove through the area when there was low lying clouds. Very beautiful.

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Two Harbors, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Lodge on this lake and wish we'd had more time to hike around and explore the area. Stunningly beautiful! We will be back!

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Minong, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

What a treasure is this lake. We kayaked and enjoyed the views from the lake. We also liked the views in the sun and at sunset. The lake is just totally gorgeous.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We drove around one side of Crescent Lake. It is a quite a large lake with trees right along the shoreline. The day was sunny and the water was very blue. We enjoyed the view.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The lake is surrounded by mountains, when you are lucky (on a not clouded day) you can see their reflection in the lake.

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Murphy, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Took a nice drive around the lake and stopped at a few places. Very pretty. Wish I had had more time to spend here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

What an amazingly beautiful place. The view from The lodge was amazing and the changing weather made it even more beautiful. From pouring rain to rainbows to sunshine .

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Ridgefield, CT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Lake Crescent is large, cold and clear! It was carved our by glaciers . Lake sunderland and Crescent Lake were once one lake but a giant landslide created a dam that now divides them. Crescent Lake is 600 ft deep and a deep blue. The Crescent Lodge is on the lake and the Marymere Falls are a short pleasant hike... More 

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