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Quinault Rain Forest

Olympic National Park, WA
+1 360-288-0571
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Beautiful place off the beaten path

Olympic NP is one of the underrated parks in the NPS system. The Quinault rainforest is an amazing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Atlanta, Georgia
Taste of Rain

I find it hard not to give all the places I saw in Olympic an excellent rating. We enjoyed walking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Asheville, North Carolina
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The Olympic Coast national park.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Olympic National Park, WA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Olympic NP is one of the underrated parks in the NPS system. The Quinault rainforest is an amazing place to hike and experience the temperate rainforests of Olympic. We visited in May which is supposedly one of the driest months to visit. We visited on...More

1  Thank Atlcruizr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I find it hard not to give all the places I saw in Olympic an excellent rating. We enjoyed walking through the rain forest (in the rain) and seeing the various plants, trees and water falls.

Thank RxNCHikers
Reviewed 17 May 2017

if your going to the park you have to stop at the Quinault rain forest it was our first stop in the park we took a couple of hikes

Thank elliot m
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Took a day trip fro Seattle for a hike. Very nice hike. Would recommend staying overnight in the area otherwise feel very rushed. It was so worth it though.

1  Thank lunamac
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Loved our time in the Quinault Rain Forest. In the summer it was a deep green, mossy, earthy scented paradise. Absolutely beautiful, the trails can be muddy and hilly, be prepared for unexpected rain and wear bug spray. We brought a big plastic bag for...More

1  Thank Sunseekergirl77
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This walk is intriguing. It's primordial. It is not a strenuous hike but leaves you feeling like you just captured an ancient and holy place. Wear walking shoes. Don't be in a hurry. It's kid friendly. So happy I made this happen.

2  Thank joni h
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We went here and did both the south side then the north side then went all the way around the lake. Saw lots of great stuff including Deer and lots of elk. Just a warning it rains in a rain forest, so go prepared with...More

3  Thank BCRON
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The Quinault Rain Forest is an environmental adventure that must be seen in person to really appreciate. Long moss hangs from huge trees, trails snake through the forest, waterfalls tumble down sides of hills, and Lake Quinault sparkles when the sun is out...after all it...More

1  Thank Donna H
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Check out both shores! On the north shore (Olympic NP) we did the Maple Glade Loop. A short but beautiful walk through the rainforest. Especially around the little stream it is very nice. Nice hike on the south shore (Olympic NF) is the Falls Creek...More

5  Thank Ingrid D
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Beautiful area. The temperate rain forest is just gorgeous. Nice trails in the area of varying difficulty.

Thank Mom_with_five
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Dana Z
Hi - we're staying in Hoodsport for 3 days. How far is the drive from that area to Quinalt and the rain forest?
14 July 2016|
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Response from Anne689 | Reviewed this property |
It's is several hours of boring travel.