Hall of Mosses

Yesterday was our last day in the Olympic National Park area before heading home. Our first stop was the Hoh Rainforest. Also known as the Hall of Mosses, when you walk through the trees here, you are looking at huge amounts of moss, as seen here. On the way out of Hoh Rainforest area, we headed south to Ruby Beach, where we climbed the driftwood and rocks, touched the starfish and sea anenomes, and even went for a little wade. Ruby Beach is a great stop for kids.

Olympic National Park in a Day

Shimmering Coho jump out of the water. Mountainous valleys and lakes build a magnificent landscape. Coastal towns create a laid back vibe in this nature heaven. Olympic National Park is a 1,400 square mile park located in the Olympic Peninsula. Although it is worth more than a day, some only have one. Here, try and visit these top 2 spots for the best experience in the Olympic Mountains. Yesterday, our first stop was Sol Duc Falls. Although several reviews on the internet say there is a hot spring at the end of the trail, there isn’t. That’s a different trail….

A Swim and a Hike in Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park is the largest national park in the state of Washington. Sitting on the Olympic Peninsula, bordering the Pacific Ocean, the park is about 3-4 hours from Seattle. It is a collection of natural beauty, coming in all different forms. After living in Seattle for 7 years, this is the first time I have ever come here. Obviously, the best hike in the park is Hurricane Ridge. About 40 minutes from Port Angeles, the ridge, sitting atop the Olympic Mountain Range, is a great way to really see the area, from a height. First, go to the visitor’s…