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Quinault Rain Forest

Olympic National Park, WA
+1 360-288-0571
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Beautiful and not full of traffic

This is one of the stops on the Olympic Loop Drive that gets missed by many. Trails are near the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kimberling City MO
Nothing very special but has its own uniqueness!

Lake Quinault and vicinity is a good, pristine nature area. Considering my visits to many national... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Plainsboro, New Jersey
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The Olympic Coast national park.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“south shore” (13 reviews)
“quinault lodge” (14 reviews)
“ranger station” (20 reviews)
Olympic National Park, WA
Olympic National Park, WA
+1 360-288-0571

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is one of the stops on the Olympic Loop Drive that gets missed by many. Trails are near the main road, rt 101, with a variety of lengths starting at .5 mile to 3 miles with interconnecting trails. Beautiful, very few on trails even...More

Thank swr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Quinault and vicinity is a good, pristine nature area. Considering my visits to many national parks, I did not find anything very special here. The lake vicinity is good with the lodge area, restaurant and the gift shops etc. The rain forest trails are...More

Thank Paggy339
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our favorite redwood hikes. Beautiful, easy, and nicely interpreted. Lovely rain forest. Easy to get to.

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove down to the lake, an stopped with a small walk t the edge - you could hear a pin drop, it was so quiet, Lake Quinault was near to Big Hotel - Quinault I think.

1  Thank valdree
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We started the loop drive on the North side of Lake Quinault - it was a small windy road through some houses and then more and more in the forest. After a while, the elevation started changing (rising) and the road turned to gravel. This...More

Thank Penny E
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Quinault Rain Forest is such an enchanting place to visit. The vine maples draped in curtains of moss, the tall Fir trees and old cedars. The smell is one I find so comforting, its so deep and earthy. A drive around Lake Quinault should...More

Thank ShariBigalk
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Did the drive on the north shore and south shore roads, saw a lot of wildlife including a Cougar which is very unusual. Enjoyed the hikes that was availbe to go on.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Really informative and friendly ranger station. Well marked trails and another place to sit in the tranquil beauty of a natural forest.

Thank Terry H
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place with dog friendly nature trails, lots of waterfalls, cozy Mountain town and lovely lake drive.

Thank 19CJB55
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We stopped at the Quinault Ranger Station before venturing out and it was well worth the effort. The rangers provided maps to dog-friendly trails, gave us lots of tips about what we might see, and showed us a pet-friendly trail along the lake that also...More

Thank Ernie S
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Questions & Answers
27 July 2017|
Response from just8keylimepie1969 | Reviewed this property |
We drove to each waterfall and they were easily accessed. We got a map and followed it.
Dana Z
14 July 2016|
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Response from Anne689 | Reviewed this property |
It's is several hours of boring travel.