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Olympic Peninsula Adventure

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From La Conner Thousand Trails RV & Camping Resort, we drove to Coupeville Ferry Terminal. We were on the standby lane and didn't get on the first Ferry but we got on the next one. But because of that, we were able to explore Fort Casey State Park. Here's the link to that adventure A Ferry Ride to Port Townsend From Coupeville  When we arrived at Port Townsend it was late in the afternoon so we decided to spend a night in the area. We drove to Port Angeles and checked in at the Riviera Inn. Nothing special with the Inn but it was clean, cheap, and it suffice our need for the night. The next day, we checked out early from the Inn, got our breakfast, then head up Hurricane Ridge Olympic National Park. We stopped at the Overlook-Victoria B.C. From there I made a reservation for the Ferry back to Coupeville. The Ferry was full until the 5:15pm sailing time, so I went ahead and made that reservations.  We had a nice drive up to Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center.  Here's the lin

A Hike to Marymere Falls

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 After our Trip to Hurricane Ridge Olympic National Park , we drove to Lake Crescent Olympic National Park  and parked our vehicle in the parking lot close to Storm King Ranger Station. There were a lot of vehicles in the parking lot but we had no problem finding a parking spot.  The trail to Marymere Falls starts just past the Storm King Ranger Station. A nice 1.5 mile round trip nature trail, mostly flat until the Falls Creek log bridge, then the trail gradually ascends 200 feet in elevation. It was an easy and beautiful hike but my shoes and pants got muddy. It also got crowded up there but it's worth the hike and a must see when visiting the Olympic National Park. The view of Marymere Falls and the narrow loop trail Marymere Falls Nature Trail 1.5 Miles Round Trip No Pets, Weapons, or Vehicles The tunnel under the road The passage to the other side. It's so nice that the hikers going to Marymere falls don't have to deal with busy highway US-101 I love the new growth on

A Trip to Lake Crescent Olympic National Park

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 After our Trip to Hurricane Ridge Olympic National Park  we decided to visit Lake Crescent Olympic National Park. We had the time and the park was not that far from Port Angeles. About 18 miles to Lake Crescent Overlook and another 1.7 miles to Lake Crescent Recreation Area. The drive was nice but bit cloudy and rainy in some part.  We didn't really explore the Lake Crescent recreation area because we were more interested on our way to a hike up to Marymere Waterfalls. The parking and the entrance to Marymere falls is in Lake Crescent recreation area. A nice big parking lot (a bit crowded though) with restrooms and information board.   Welcome to Lake Crescent Olympic National Park Storm King Ranger Station  I love the view of this cabin, it's so green around it. With the little white flowers (daisy), the trees, and the misty mountains behind, it so gorgeous! Pristine clear waters of Lake Crescent Tree roots looks like they are crawling up away from the water The shadows of tr

A Trip to Hurricane Ridge Olympic National Park

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Here is our unplanned trip to Hurricane Ridge Olympic National Park on June 08, 2021. We stayed a night in Port Angeles and drove up to the park around 11am. There are several cars on the road but not really that crowded up there. The weather was nice but a bit chilly, cloudy, and rainy at some part. Hurricane Ridge is the most visited place in the Olympic National Park.    Little blue picking through the clouds and the happy little flowers A mile beyond the visitor center and this is the beauty you'll see. Even with the clouds covering most of the mountain range, the view still is amazing! Several waterfalls can be seen on the road up to Hurricane Ridge and lots of beautiful wildflowers everywhere Welcome to Olympic National Park About 5 miles from this sign is where the Hurricane Ridge National Park entrance and fee station. There are 3 little short tunnels that are really closed to each other Daisies, tress, a little bit of the view of Strait of Juan de Fuca   This tree might b