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Hoh River Rain Forest

Hoh River Rain Forest Review

South of Forks, an 18-mile spur road links Highway 101 with this unique temperate rain forest, where spruce and hemlock trees soar to heights of more than 200 feet. Alders and big-leaf maples are so densely covered with mosses they look more like shaggy prehistoric animals than trees, and elk browse in shaded glens. Be prepared for precipitation: the region receives 140 inches or more each year. The visitor center is open daily July through September from 9 to 6, and Friday through Sunday from 10 to 4 in other months.

    Contact Information

  • Address: From Hwy. 101, at about 20 miles north of Kalaloch, turn onto Upper Hoh Rd. 18 miles east to Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, Olympic National Park, WA 98363
  • Phone: 360/374–6925
  • Website:
  • Location: Olympic National Park
Updated: 10-21-2013

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