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Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, Olympic National Park

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Visit , a lush, green wonderland of ferns, mosses, and trees that form a canopy covering much of the area. The temperate rainforest stretches 39 km (24 mi) along the Hoh River, and it is partially contained and protected by Olympic National Park. Explore this river valley, created by glaciers thousands of years ago, via the various trails throughout the forest. For a short hike, try the Hall of Mosses Trail, a 1.3 km (.8 mi) journey, or walk the 1.9 km (1.2 mi) Spruce Nature Trail. If you are interested in a longer adventure, take on the 27.8 km (17.3 mi) Hoh River Trail. Stop by the visitor center for more information on the trails and diverse wildlife you will have the chance to see. Campsites are available in the park, but be prepared for heavy rain depending on the time of year. Plan your visit to Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Olympic National Park trip builder website.
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  • Gods creation . Natures best! Beautiful is the word … really awesome visit . Only issue is getting in . Takes a longggggggfgg time to get into the national park area. Especially on weekends and... 
    Gods creation . Natures best! Beautiful is the word … really awesome visit . Only issue is getting in . Takes a longggggggfgg time to get into the national park area. Especially on weekends and...  more »
  • Beautiful area and loved the Hall of Moss hike through the rainforest! Beautiful and lived up to the hype! 
    Beautiful area and loved the Hall of Moss hike through the rainforest! Beautiful and lived up to the hype!  more »
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  • This place has its own feels. So green and fresh with moss. There are many different trails for hiking and so many activities going on by the visitor center that needs to be coordinated with timing as the place is deep inside the park and parking is limited. Hall of mosses trail is great if you are in a hurry to have the view and not trade off time.
  • Other than the long line to get in this national park is Amazing. Although I wish I visited while it was raining. The trees didn't look as majestic as I envisioned them to be. The Spruce trail was the best. The opening to the river is so nice. Very easy and everyone l accessible. Saw plenty of kids and older people out here.

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