All posts tagged: "Olympic Peninsula"

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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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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2020 Year In Review – A Look Back

New Year’s Day is just around the corner – and what a relief. For most of us, getting 2020 into the rearview mirror is cause enough. for celebration. And yet, the year wasn’t all bad. In fact, we had a great time welcoming so many of you to Manitou Lodge. There’s nothing quite like a

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The Olympic Peninsula Waterfall Trail

Washington’s Olympic Peninsula is home to so many waterfalls they’ve created a trail you can follow to catch them all. The Olympic Peninsula Waterfall Trail leads to 24 separate, spectacular waterfalls located around the Olympic Peninsula – many within easy reach of Manitou Lodge! As everyone knows, all water seeks the sea, and the Pacific

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Forks Washington Weather – When To Visit

Headed to the Olympic Peninsula for some much needed relaxation but worried you’ll need an umbrella and galoshes? Well, hang on now. Forks Washington weather is likely not what you may expect. One of the most common misconceptions about western Washington is that it always rains here. “Western Washingtonians don’t tan. They rust,” as the

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