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Crescent Lake

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Address: Lake Crescent Rd, Olympic National Park, WA 98363
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A scenic lake.

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The crescent lake is worth a stop along the drive from port angeles. The lake is 12 miles long. Beautiful sight. Relax, have a picnic, go fishing or hike to see Marymere... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The crescent lake is worth a stop along the drive from port angeles. The lake is 12 miles long. Beautiful sight. Relax, have a picnic, go fishing or hike to see Marymere waterfalls. Our family enjoyed the clear day walking by the lake.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lake is breathtaking! The curvy road that lines the lake has tons of pull offs so you can admire this lake from all sorts of angles. The water is so many different colors but I love when its turquoise around the edges and banks you would have to see it to admire it. Very cold water, also a story... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a treat this lake was. The water was clear & I got some photos of beautiful rocks under the water. The photo ops were amazing! The shadows of the mountains in the water made for some beautiful photos - AND, what great pictures we got of us with this background! A must see!!

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Manado, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to this lake after had failed to Hurricane Ridge due to avalanche which blocked the access road. I was not too excited to see the lake as it looked like other lakes I had seen on the other side of the world, but still I enjoyed the quietness and peace I had when I sat at the edge... More 

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St. Louis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we first came upon the lake, I couldn't believe what I was seeing. It was dusk and the reflection on the lake was amazing! I felt like I was in some sort of fantasy land. Then we saw it in the daylight, and it was a whole different kind of beautiful.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Driving to Crescent Lake we saw deer and bald eagles. We visited in February so it was cold but the weather shifted from clouds to rain to sun breaks. I count this as a must see lake if you are in the Port Angeles area. Be sure to go on the .08 mile hike to Marymere Falls, you won't be... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by Crescent Lake on our hike to Merymare Falls. It is a very calm, clear, and peaceful lake. Would like to visit the area more in the summertime

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Bothell, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The drive along the south side of Crescent Lake is one of the most beautiful drives in the state. The evergreens and deciduous trees growing along side of the roadway give it the perspective of driving through a tunnel of trees. The road is only a few feet above the lake and there are madrone trees which contrast the evergreens... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This place was fantastic. It was very modest but had great food and scenery. It was close to muliple hiking trails and water sports ( canoing and kayaking). The rooms were clean and the bed was comfortable. No tv's but you go for the ambiance not the technology. There is wifi in the main house lobby. Many people were gathered... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

I stopped at nearly every overlook and saw it from the storm Ranger Station. The blue is amazing and the views are 360° of awesome.

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