Greetings from Olympic National Park

Visiting Ruby Beach last week on a 10 day National Park trip that took us to Olympic, North Cascades and Mount Ranier National Parks. These were 21, 22 and 23 marked off of our National Park bucket list!!! Almost half way to visiting all of the parks…they mean the world to me and I am an annual donor!!


Olympic National Park

Exploring Olympic’s dynamic landscape is like visiting three parks in one. The high mountains offer snow, glaciers, wilderness and — if you time it right — acres of wildflowers. The lush, verdant Hoh Rainforest is unlike anything else in the Lower 48, and home to Roosevelt elk, black bears and other charismatic wildlife. And the park’s stunning coast offers some of the country's wildest and most spectacular beaches, dotted with tide pools and sea stacks. Visitors can now see where park staff recently removed two large dams, letting the Elwha River flow freely again for the first time in more than 100 years.

State(s): Washington

Established: 1909

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