Olympic National Park Feature
Top Reasons to Go to Olympic National Park
Exotic rain forest: A rain forest in the Pacific Northwest? Indeed, Olympic National Park is one of a few places in the world with this unique temperate landscape.
Beachcombing: Miles of spectacular, rugged coastline dotted with tidal pools, sea stacks, and driftwood hem the edges of the Olympic Peninsula.
Nature's hot tubs: Take a relaxing dip in the wooded heart of the park at the Sol Duc hot springs, a series of geothermal mineral pools.
Lofty vistas: The Olympics have plenty of peaks you can climb—or just drive up to Hurricane Ridge for endless views over the ranges.
A sense of history: The first evidence of humans on the Olympic Peninsula dates back 12,000 years. Today, eight tribes still have traditional ties to lands in Olympic National Park, and there are ample opportunities for exploring Native American history in and around the region.
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