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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center by using our Olympic National Park holiday planner.
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  • As part of a visit to Olympic National Park, we visited the Hoh rain forest. As expected s light misting rain fell during our visit but a light jacket was all we needed. There are several trails of di...  more »
  • Absolutely beautiful and stunning area. Several different walks available for a range of abilities, we did a 1.5mile walk and followed it with another 0.75mile which didn't hold up our day too much. I...  more »
  • Lovely and easy hiking. We did the Hall of Mosses and Spruce trail. Was lovely to hike ijn the rain and made it feel even more authentic. Lots of people!e during peak season so come early for parking....  more »
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  • We went there and were amazed at the moss and the trees. The experience we had that day is unparalleled in recent memory. The facilities and interpretive centers were well thought out and positioned in the landscape to blend.
  • Start here to determine what to see and do in the Hoh Rain Forest part of Olympic National Park. Several trails ranging from easy to moderate start here. Also, key information for longer hikes and other destinations in the same area is available. Hours the visitor center are open are seasonal.
  • Second time here - love this place. The rainforest is awesome. There are lots of wildlife roaming around, and the visitor center people are friendly and engaging too.
  • The visitor center was closed when I was there (off-season) but the trails are spectacular for learning about the northern rainforest.
  • Hiking options for everyone. Want a climb a glacial mountain? Do it here. Prefer a leisurely stroll through the Hall of Mosses? That's an option too. Very unique and beautiful place. Like stepping back in time.