All posts by: "Tim Pinson"

Cabin Fever? Enjoy a Safe Getaway at Manitou Lodge

Manitou Lodge takes the safety and security of our guests very seriously. We want your visit to the Forks area to be worry-free. We are currently open and welcoming guests. Our lodging facilities make it easy to maintain the recommended social distancing while also getting away to the forest and nature. We have several cabin

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Visiting Ruby Beach on the Pacific Coast

Ruby Beach is one of the most well-known beaches to visit along the Olympic coastline. Famous for the ruby colored crystals in the beach sand that occasionally gathers there, Ruby Beach, offers miles of beach exploration with huge rock formations, driftwood and tide pools. During low tide you can see starfish, crab, and other sea

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Lake Ozette – Washington’s Largest Unaltered Natural Lake

Lake Ozette, Washington’s third largest natural lake, is located just a few miles from the Pacific Coast in Olympic National Park. The remote and largely untouched lake offers a variety of recreation, including hiking, fishing, kayaking and canoeing, and camping. Lake Ozette makes a nice day trip from Manitou Lodge and remains a popular destination

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John’s Beachcombing Museum – Treasures From The Sea

One of the most unique museums in the Pacific Northwest is also the only one of its kind in the world. Visit John’s Beachcombing Museum in Forks, WA and explore a fascinating collection of lost, discarded, then rediscovered items. John Anderson began collecting glass floats from area beaches in the 1970’s. These floats were once

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Discover Olympic National Park Waterfalls

The waterfalls in Olympic National Park provide some of the area’s most striking and iconic views. The Olympic Peninsula is home to a great number of waterfalls – many of which are surprisingly easy to get to. There’s just something soothing and entrancing about a waterfall. The sight of the water as it cascades down

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