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Quinault Rain Forest

Olympic National Park, WA
+1 360-288-0571
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lake is beautiful

We drove down to the lake, an stopped with a small walk t the edge - you could hear a pin drop, it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Warrington, United Kingdom
Take the drive around Lake Quinault! Quite an adventure!

We started the loop drive on the North side of Lake Quinault - it was a small windy road through... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Penny E
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The Olympic Coast national park.
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Olympic National Park, WA
+1 360-288-0571

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We drove down to the lake, an stopped with a small walk t the edge - you could hear a pin drop, it was so quiet, Lake Quinault was near to Big Hotel - Quinault I think.

Thank valdree
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started the loop drive on the North side of Lake Quinault - it was a small windy road through some houses and then more and more in the forest. After a while, the elevation started changing (rising) and the road turned to gravel. This...More

Thank Penny E
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Quinault Rain Forest is such an enchanting place to visit. The vine maples draped in curtains of moss, the tall Fir trees and old cedars. The smell is one I find so comforting, its so deep and earthy. A drive around Lake Quinault should...More

Thank ShariBigalk
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Did the drive on the north shore and south shore roads, saw a lot of wildlife including a Cougar which is very unusual. Enjoyed the hikes that was availbe to go on.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Really informative and friendly ranger station. Well marked trails and another place to sit in the tranquil beauty of a natural forest.

Thank Terry H
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place with dog friendly nature trails, lots of waterfalls, cozy Mountain town and lovely lake drive.

Thank 19CJB55
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We stopped at the Quinault Ranger Station before venturing out and it was well worth the effort. The rangers provided maps to dog-friendly trails, gave us lots of tips about what we might see, and showed us a pet-friendly trail along the lake that also...More

Thank Ernie S
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This part of the park is a little of a drive through tall trees and a winding road. View of the river and forest but not a lot of developed trails. You will see the oldest living Spruce here. The trail is easy to access...More

Thank cheryle h
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We hiked the loop on a rainy weekday. The trail was impeccably maintained and we didn't see very many other hikers, possibly because of the rain. Comparing this hike to Hoh Hall of Mosses, this hike was longer and a bit more challenging, and the...More

1  Thank Diane B
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Wish we had had more time to do more trails! Did the short hike at the front of the park and the one to the Sitka Spruce. It's a fun photo op! Beautiful lake. If we camped, I would definitely want to camp here!

Thank travelpatty22
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Questions & Answers
27 July 2017|
Response from just8keylimepie1969 | Reviewed this property |
We drove to each waterfall and they were easily accessed. We got a map and followed it.
Dana Z
15 July 2016|
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Response from Anne689 | Reviewed this property |
It's is several hours of boring travel.