Crescent Lake, Olympic National Park

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#2 of 12 in Nature in Olympic National Park
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  • Not too many access points to this lake as all the sides are very steep and mountainous. Beautiful water but very cold. Beautiful campground but very windy and cold. The road construction may add 30 m...  more »
  • I wrote the review of Olympic National Park about the lake actually. This is a must visit place if you’re ever in WA/Seattle. You can do this as a day or sometime half day trip from the city. If you l...  more »
  • Drove past the lake quite a few times over a few days whilst staying just down the road. It was so beautiful to look at. Would love to stay at one of the places around the lake.  more »
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  • Just drove through quick but wish I had a chance to kayak it the lake looked beautiful and it had some nice looking rocky beach area. Check out footage from my time there on my YouTube channel Life Outdoors!
  • The most beautiful lake you'll ever see in your lifetime and I'm a lake connoisseur! Love this lake especially on a calm day, paddle out and jump in, the lake is the clearest lake I've ever seen. Cold and refreshing!
  • This is one of the most underrated and stunning lakes in the United States. Photos can't do justice to how pretty this lake is. Clear blue water surrounded by forests and mountains. A great park of Olympic National Park.
  • Absolutely stunning. There are hiking trails, and cabins to rent! The water is veryyy chilly, but very blue. There’s a dock where all of the kids can jump off into the water. I would advise wearing water shoes if you’re just going to wade into the water; the bottom is covered in rocks, not sand.
  • Beautiful clear lake with a lot of nature trails around. Devil's punch bowl is particularly gorgeous and spruce head railroad trail is a nice, well-kept trail.
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