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Olympic National Park is on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula in the Pacific Northwest. The park sprawls across several different ecosystems, from the dramatic peaks of the Olympic Mountains to old-growth forests.

Northwestern Grandeur at Olympic National Park

General Info: Olympic National Park spans three distinct ecosystems across 922,000 acres. Here you’ll marvel at old growth and temperate rain forests, wild Pacific Coast and jagged glacier-topped mountains. Ninety-five percent of the park is designated wilderness, protecting the flora and fauna that live here. The April ’09 edition of Highways Magazine features an article

Hey Ranger! How Wet Is a Rain Forest?

Anytime we travel to a new location, most of us have a mental picture of what to expect on our first visit. My wife and I have enjoyed several great trips to Olympic National Park in Washington. Among the unique areas in that park is the Hoh Rain Forest, one of the wettest places in