Waterfalls Hikes on the Olympic Peninsula
PORT ANGELES, Wash. — Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean on the west, the Strait of Juan de Fuca on the north, and the Hood Canal on the east, the Olympic Peninsula – Washington’s premier destination for eco-conscious travelers and outdoor enthusiasts – has published a guide to waterfall trails on the Peninsula.
A Magical Misty Tour
A delightful way to explore the Olympic Peninsula, the Waterfall Trail offers year-round adventure and dramatic beauty. From the cliffs of Cape Flattery, to the glacial fjord of the Hood Canal to the Enchanted Valley of the Quinault Rainforest, waterfalls of all sizes and shapes abound! Some are easy walks on forest trails, others reached via paved, wheel-chair accessible paths, still more are in the backcountry of Olympic National Park. Two falls can only be reached by boat.
Start your adventure at www.olympicpeninsulawaterfalltrail.com, where detailed descriptions, maps, photos and tips will inspire you to set your cap for exploration. See them in the fall when the leaves are brilliant and the salmon hurry upstream, in the winter when rain swells the volume or in the spring when new greens add magic to the majesty.
The Waterfall Trail is only one of many activities and events that visitors enjoy on the Olympic Peninsula.For a full schedule of events and festivals or to learn more about the Olympic Peninsula; and plan your next trip, please visit www.olympicpeninsula.org.
About the Olympic Peninsula
The Olympic Peninsula in Washington is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean on the west, the Strait of Juan de Fuca on the north, and the Hood Canal on the east. It is famed for being home to Olympic National Park, over 600 miles of hiking trails and 73 miles of pristine, Pacific Coast ocean wilderness beaches. The Olympic Peninsula boasts a wide array of activities for families and outdoor enthusiasts alike, attracting visitors from near and far.