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Crescent Lake

Lake Crescent Rd, Olympic National Park, WA 98363
+1 360-928-3020
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A scenic lake.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Lake Crescent Rd, Olympic National Park, WA 98363
+1 360-928-3020
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Reviewed yesterday

This lake is huge and Wonderful. The drive is curved and the views are nice. Take time to pull over and check out the Lake

Thank R0add0g
Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent a huge amount of time here. It seemed we'd just get back into the car and drive maybe 500 ft and stop again. My son is a photo bug and every time we have driven past this lake we spend alot of time...More

Thank tree1110
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to be at Crescent Lake on a cool morning with fog. It was so beautiful!! The water is clear and cold. You can even just stop along the road and admire the beauty from the the edge. We thought about canoeing,...More

Thank coyotepack5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have wanted to hike the newly finished Spruce Railroad Trail since they finished refurbishing it earlier this year. We picked a great late October day. The sun was out, the fall colors were their most vibrant. There was a bit of a breeze which...More

Thank geraldh463
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you discover a location as beautiful as Lake Crescent, it's hard to capture the splendor in words. We certainly wish that we had stayed here many many days. Take the easy Trail up to the waterfall it's really worth it!

Thank TheRuppanners
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Bring a picnic and wander along the beach. Good spot to picnic, kayak/canoe or follow trails and enjoy nature. Very quiet. It is public but appears to mostly cater to visitors of the lodge and cabins.

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We drove through here daily for several days while we were in the area and every single day you would see another area of amazing beauty. Water is beyond blue and clear beyond belief. There are so many pretty places to stop and see along...More

Thank Thundrdawg
Reviewed 4 October 2017

From the parking lot take the Barnes Creek trail through the tunnel under the road. Easy trail to walk most of the way to the falls. On the path we saw some of the biggest trees we've ever seen other than Redwoods, The upper trail...More

1  Thank Wheels282
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This was my favorite spot in ONP! The construction going on through this area until Nov 2017 is so worth sitting in to get here!

1  Thank Diane P
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Hike Mt Storm King to the top and it's a breathtaking view down to the lake. Definitely a challenging hike with lots of switchbacks but worth it!

Thank UofMwolverine
Nearby Restaurants
Lake Crescent Lodge Restaurant
431 reviews
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Nearby Attractions
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449 reviews
12.03 km away
Olympic National Forest
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20.20 km away
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29 June 2017|
Response from Foodhunch | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. I haven't camped there before. You could reach them by calling the park and finding out through their Park Rangers or the Lake Crescent Lodge staff.