Fodor's Expert Review Hoh River Rain Forest

Olympic National Park Forest Fodor's Choice

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.

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Olympic National Park, Washington  98363, USA


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