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Makah Indian Reservation

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Makah Day

Sunny again - 13th day in a row. We were definitely in luck the day we arrived - hard to park but... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
Warrington, United Kingdom
Superb Museum!

Visited the Makah Indian Reservation on the way to Cape Flattery. We had heard good things about... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Glenn M
Fremont, California
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One of three Indian reservations located on the Olympic Coast.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Forks, WA
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Sunny again - 13th day in a row. We were definitely in luck the day we arrived - hard to park but defo work it as we arrived on MAKAH DAY. which involved dancing in costume, n eating unusually food, stalls of jewellery, t-shirts/towels, antiques,...More

Thank valdree
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Visited the Makah Indian Reservation on the way to Cape Flattery. We had heard good things about the museum and we were not disappointed. We always enjoy learning more about the early cultural history of North America and this museum is among the finest we...More

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We made the long lonely drive to Neah Bay to hike the short Cape Flattery trail which is on Makah property - beautiful views there. Easy to purchase $10 reservation permit at the marina. As we came into town we realized they were having a...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

I very much enjoyed my visit to the Makah Indian Reservation. It was a long day trip to arrive from Port Townsend, but very lovely water views. I liked the postings as I entered advising of regulations.

1  Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We took a group of 16 students to visit the Makah Indian Reservation to enhance their awareness of Native American culture in the Forks area. It is a bit of a drive, but the distance is well worth it! The students enjoyed themselves and the...More

Thank Rosemary C
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The museum is probably the very best museum of its type I've ever seen in my long life. What a surprise they've created with artifacts from the Ozette dig. No photos allowed, but they offer a video for $20 I couldn't resist. This is a...More

1  Thank Mona2446
Reviewed 9 May 2016

the people here are amazing... it is like they must all be taught at an early age to respect everyone and welcome them to their town.. friendly, kind and helpful..

1  Thank patricha363
Reviewed 10 September 2015

The Makah reservation is up by Neah Bay and includes Shi Shi beach. Some beautiful beaches and nice views across the Straits but not in Forks! See Shi Shi beach. There is also a very very good museum of Makah artifacts in Neah Bay.

3  Thank mojave_ben
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Great stop. We enjoyed this corner of WA. Long twisty drive to get here as it is out of the way but so worth the trip. Don't miss the museum. These are kind people and deserve our respect. Glad we went there.

2  Thank seetheworld010
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Hiked the Cape Flattery Trail near Neah Bay. Well maintained, fairly steep, rewarded with Pacific Ocean views and rocky cliffs.. Also stopped for a cappuccino milkshake at the local coffee truck, which was excellent!

Thank PittsgroveCelina
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