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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  • We hiked both the hall of mosses and the Hoh River Trail. It took about a mile into the Hoh River Trail before we weren’t part of the crowd. Very cool and unlike any other part of the country. Saw lot...  more »
  • This review is for the visitor’s center and the rainforest itself. Like many national parks, it cost $30 to enter. We parked at the visitor’s center and hiked two trails. The Hall of Mosses trail is t...  more »
  • Despite the cold, fog, and rain, this is a beautiful place to visit to see giant trees and trees draped with green lichens, mosses, etc. We lucked out that the first day we were there it was sunny, th...  more »
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  • The visitor center was closed during our visit. The restrooms and parking lot were clean and well mantained. Be sure to check the parks website or call the park office for current operating hours and potential road closures.
  • The most beautiful forest I have ever seen. The mossy trees make for an extraordinary walk through the woods. The creeks have flowing green misses waving peacefully in the crystal clear water. Miles of trails to explore.
  • Amazing hike and rain forest, you can spend all day wondering around the trails and beaches. It is a rain forest so you will likely need rain gear or expect to be wet.
  • The place is fantastic beautiful and need more time to explore specially when you do photos. But in visitor center was bit hard tto figure out how to pay parking, specially when you don't have much experience about national parks. You need to keep pen with you (their pens was not working) and also need to have cash many with you.
  • It's a really nice forest with lots of trees and hiking. but it's 25.00 for a 7 day pass :(
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