All posts by: "Tim Pinson"

The Olympic Adventure Trail – Get Out On the OAT

The Olympic Adventure Trail (OAT) is a 25-mile long, out and back route from the Elwha River to Lake Crescent for mountain bikers, hikers, and equestrians. The mostly all-dirt trail runs through quiet, old growth forests with breathtaking views of the Olympic Mountains and the Straight of Juan De Fuca. A while back we told

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Travel The Washington Whale Trail

There’s nothing like watching wild whales frolicking in their native environment and the Whale Trail along Washington’s Olympic Peninsula is one of the best places to do it. The United States’ Pacific Coast is home to many marine mammals. A variety of whales, dolphins, porpoises, sea lions, and otters rely on our coastal waters for

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Explore the Olympic Discovery Trail

Come discover the sights along Washington’s Olympic Discovery Trail. The 130-mile long public path crosses the Olympic Peninsula, from the Victorian seaport of Port Townsend to the pristine shores of the Pacific at La Push. Myriad hiking trails and walking paths crisscross Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. Few are as long or storied, however, as the Olympic

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Drive the Olympic Peninsula Loop

Washington’s Olympic Peninsula offers a stunningly beautiful and diverse array of both natural and man-made attractions that would take months or even longer to truly explore. One way to get a small taste of all it has to offer is on the Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive! The US Highway 101, Olympic Peninsula Loop encircles the

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Manitou Lodge Camping in Forks Washington

Manitou Lodge offers guest accommodations in both our Main Lodge and in detached cottages. Did you know we also offer rustic cabins and tent sites for camping in Forks Washington, too? Just about everyone who stays at Manitou Lodge is here to soak up the natural beauty of the Pacific northwest – and who can

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