Olympic National Park, Washington


Olympic National Park is located on the Olympic Peninsula if northwestern Washington. The park features alpine areas with the Olympic Mountains and glaciers, temperate rainforests, drier forests, and pacific coastline. These three distinct ecosystems form the stunning scenery of the park. The Hoh people are native to the region.


The rainforests are filled with old-growth forests including Western Hemlock and Douglas Fir. They receive an annual precipitation of 150 inches, making it the wettest area in the continental United States.


The scenic drive along Highway 101 curves along the coast of Lake Crescent.


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