Olympic National Park

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We have done a lot of the National Parks lately.  Olympic National Park in Northern Washington is one we have never done… but one I would recommend.  Unfortunately during the winter many of the scenic drives are closed.  But I dare say we got to do the best of them, the Quinault Rain Forest.


With the abundance of mossy trees standing in groves and forests you can barely distinguish the moss trees from the moss fallen logs and ground floor.  Moss hangs from the trees like creepy beards on swamp things.  I’ve never seen anything like it.  It’s super cool and amazingly scenic in a creepy strange sort of way.  Absolutely spectacular.

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The huge amount of non stop rain is testament to this tangled webs of moss laden forest.  Branches so heavy with moss they break and fall to the ground, leaving only the moss covered stubs left on the trees.


Waterfalls spout out of the mountain like running streams everywhere you look.  It’s just awesome to witness this amazing rain forest.