Visitor center staff very helpful. Good selection of books and other information. Very helpful in planning trip around the Olympic peninsula and the Hoh Rain Forest.
one visitor center is about 11 miles below hurricane ridge. the one at the top is basically a gift shop and rangers helping w/ trails. we hiked the 1.6m hike each way to Hurricane Hill and it was absolutely stunning. it was a clear day on top of H ridge(was cloudy in port angeles). the hike is hard as it's... More
The stuff was friendly and knowledgeable. They had current conditions at the top of the Hurricane Ridge and we knew what to expect.
A bit of a dump, but not so bad. Very dark with old, dead things and poor graphic design. The ranger was not very helpful, telling us to "look it up on your smartphone" when asking basic questions about the park. There was another ranger was slightly better social skills, but we didn't get that one. We got a lame... More
The park ranger was helpful, if we had only believed him we would not have driven into a cloud/fog covered Hurricane Ridge! Our visit the next morning was perfect as it was clear and we could see all over the area. A good, easy walk took us about 3/4 of a mile from the parking area.
During our two-week vacation traveling a loop from Seattle to Vancouver, we spent two days exploring the northern part of this national park. If you plan to hike to Beach 2 and Beach 3, there is really no need to visit the Hoh Rain Forest unless you feel the need to say you stopped there. There are some good informational... More
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