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Washington National Parks
for Wheelers and Slow Walkers

Washington National Parks
for Wheelers and Slow Walkers

Seven Scenic Reasons to Visit Olympic National Park

Located on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, Olympic National Park occupies nearly one million acres filled with sub-alpine forests, bubbling hot springs, wildflower-filled meadows, rainforest habitat and driftwood-covered beaches. Not only is it one of the largest national parks in the US, but it’s also one of the most diverse. So if you’re still undecided about whether to add this national treasure to your bucket list, here are seven stunning reasons that might just tip the scales.

  • Enjoy the crystal clear blue-green waters of Lake Crescent
  • Take a hike through the verdant Hoh rainforest
  • Catch a glimpse of one of Kalaloch’s log covered beaches
  • Get an close-up look at a waterfall in the Elwha Valley
  • Explore what remains of the historic Kestner Homestead
  • Lounge in the healing waters at Sol duc Hot Springs
  • Enjoy magnificent views of the Olympic Mountains and Juan de Fuca Strait atop Hurricane Ridge
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