Tag Archives: Old Trees

ONP – Kalaloch Big Cedar

Next stop on the trip around Olympic peninsula was a small grove of ancient red cedar trees near Kalaloch beach as I headed south towards Lake Quinault. The Kalaloch giant redcedar is a remnant of the lowland coastal rainforest that … Continue reading

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ONP – Stormy Ruby Beach

Once out on the pacific coast of the Olympic Peninsula I was a bit disappointed that both Rialto Beach and Hoh Rainforest areas were closed due to storm damage weeks before my visit. I was going to find some cool … Continue reading

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ONP – Sol Duc River and Ancient Groves

After leaving the campground and Lake Crescent, I had one more stop before heading to the coast. I had seen a spot called ancient groves along the Sol Duc river, downstream from the falls and hot springs. It didn’t really … Continue reading

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ONP – Lake Crescent and Fairholm Mushrooms

On my first day out from the lodge at Olympic National park I went over to hunt mushrooms along a nature trail adjacent to a campground (which was closed in late summer so I walked in from the road). The … Continue reading

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