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StoriesFROM THE OLYMPIC PENINSULA

Relax and recharge this fall on the Olympic Peninsula

Take advantage of the lull between the hot and hectic summer months and the bustle of the holidays ahead. Fall is the perfect time to visit the Olympic Peninsula. The crowds have thinned, the air is crisp and fall colors are vibrant. Here are six fabulous fall activities on the Olympic Peninsula. Watch for wildlife. From sea to stream to …

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Natural Wonders WOW THE WORLD

Olympic National Park

A natural UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its diverse ecosystems.

Hood Canal

A 68-mile saltwater fjord, rich with underwater flora and fauna.    

Dungeness Spit

The longest natural sand spit in the U.S., growing 13 feet per year.

Cape Flattery

Welcome to the northwestern-most point in the contiguous United States.

A YEAR-ROUND LINEUP OF Festivals & Events

Union Pumpkinfest & Pumpkin Catapult Competition

Oct 1 - Oct 31
1921 E State Route 106
Union, WA 98592 United States

International Forest Storytelling Festival

Oct 19
1502 East Lauridsen Blvd
Port Angeles, WA 98362 United States

Welcome to the 24th Annual Forest Storytelling Festival in Port Angeles, WA! World class storytellers will make you laugh uproariously and will tug at your heartstrings. Everyone — from preteens, grandparents and everybody …

Rain Forest Mushroom Festival

Oct 19 - Oct 21
345 South Shore Rd
Quinault, WA 98575 United States

Expect the Unexpected- OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK

Diversity is the Hallmark

49 peaks over 6,500 feet. More than 600 miles of trails. 266 glaciers. Three temperate rainforests. Famous rivers, deep lakes and 22 misty waterfalls. Rocky, craggy, full of sea life beaches. Known for roaming Roosevelt elk and flying squirrels. One of the most isolated places in America. Home to the ‘Quietest Square Inch in the States.’ All in one park.

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Hoh Rain Forest

A magical destination like no other, the lush and diverse Hoh Rain Forest is one of the most popular spots on the Olympic Peninsula. Take in tumbling waterfalls and rushing rivers, miles of forested trails, and wildlife and fishing like you’ve never experienced.

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Wild Ocean Beaches

From rugged to serene, Olympic Peninsula beaches stretch for miles and offer endless recreation and exploration. Trek the coastline, catch a wave, discover teeming tidepools and dramatic sea stacks, and soak up Pacific Ocean views and sunsets that will leave you breathless.

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