Tag Archives: Olympic National Park

Adventure on the Olympic Peninsula

It’s been a picture perfect summer so far, here in Western Washington State. No rain for a month and mild temperatures make for perfect vacation weather. I gave myself a mini-vacation over the weekend and decided to head for the … Continue reading

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Mountain Bloom Time

It’s peak bloom time in the meadows at Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park! The wildflowers are putting on a show! Early July is a good time to see the blooms and should last most of the month. The purple blooms … Continue reading

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Forest Hiking in Olympic National Park

I made my first, major trek for the summer months this past week in the Olympic National Park forest area, near Crescent Lake. This is a very favorite area of mine. I had previously thought about visiting the Hoh Rain … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday National Parks Service

Today is the US National Parks Service 96th birthday! To help celebrate, all national parks entrance fees are waived for the day. To celebrate, I traveled to Olympic National Park, just a two hour drive from my locale. I decided … Continue reading

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A Walk on the Wild Side

A trip I recently took involved both a walk and a drive on the wild side. In between weather systems that have been passing through the area of late, I ventured out to one of my favorite areas, the Olympic … Continue reading

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