Hood Canal, Olympic National Park

4.5
#6 of 17 in Nature in Olympic National Park
Stretching through more than 97 km (60 mi) of unspoiled woodlands and wetlands, Hood Canal is a glacier-carved fjord that separates the Kitsap Peninsula from the Olympic Peninsula of Washington. This natural waterway serves as a gateway to protected environment for marsh birds and provides access to hiking trails through lush forests. The western shore is dotted with small towns with thriving culinary and music scenes. Popular seaside activities include swimming, scuba diving, boating, kayaking, and sport fishing. Seaplane tours offer a bird's-eye view of the area. Arrange your visit to Hood Canal and discover more family-friendly attractions in Olympic National Park using our Olympic National Park tour itinerary planner.
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  • We drove and stopped here and there to take in all the views and take photos. Some nice picnic spots to just sit back and relax and absorb! Lovely photogenic part of the world!  more »
  • The Hood Canal is a long finger of water that comes out of Puget Sound around the Port Ludlow and extends South to the Skokomish area. It is a beautiful area . It is on the East boundary of the Olympi...  more »

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