Visitor"s guide to the Olympic Peninsula

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Published by U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region, Pacific Northwest National Parks & Forests Association in [Olympia, Wash.?, Seattle, Wash .

Written in English

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  • Olympic National Forest (Wash.),
  • Olympic National Park (Wash.)

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Shipping list no.: 87-536-P

Book details

ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service. Pacific Northwest Region
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folded sheet (8 p.) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14283295M

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Located in the heart of Puget Sound, the Peninsula is surrounded by over miles of shoreline and is situated between the dramatic mountain Olympic and Cascade mountains ranges of Washington.

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Olympic National Park, located along the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State, is a very diverse region, with four distinct biospheres: the Pacific coastline, alpine areas, west side temperate rainforest, and east side temperate rainforest.

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Perfect to take out any tension from a day of driving. Trust me, you’ll find there are more great things to do on the Olympic Peninsula than you’ll ever have time for on a 3-day road trip.

Go on a banana slug safari in the Hoh Rainforest, paddle a boat on Lake Crescent, soak in Sol Duc Hot Springs or explore low tide at Dungeness Spit. The Olympic Peninsula is a wonderland of natural beauty and full of adventures any time of year.

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Tucked away in the far northwestern corner of the United States is a place where the vast Pacific Ocean and dense old-growth forests collide known as Olympic National Park in the state of nearly a million acres, this vast swath of land has been drawing visitors for over a century and its misted mystique will draw visitors for years to come.

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