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Rain Forest Nature Trail

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Address: South Shore Road, Quinault, WA
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It was raining

Make sure you have your rain gears when you hike. Also, Camera or cell phone is a must because you don't know what you will see on the trail. We saw a bunch of elks along the way.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure you have your rain gears when you hike. Also, Camera or cell phone is a must because you don't know what you will see on the trail. We saw a bunch of elks along the way.

Thank RSTC311
Olympia, WA
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111 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went for two separate hikes on South Shore Road. Both were absolutely beautiful. The trails were well maintained and easily hikeable.

Thank mjfoster
Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Great little walk with the teenagers and enjoyed the well laid out trail. Beautiful scenery and a nice running river.

Thank agirlsgotta
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a beautiful nature trail that gives you a taste of the rain forests located in the Olympic peninsula. It's filled with moss, ferns, old growth pines, and peacefulness that satisfies the soul. It's located very close to the Lake Quinault Lodge and there's parking close by. Hiking shoes,rain gear (although we had beautiful sunshine the whole time :-))... More 

Thank 1Ready2Go
Moorhead, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Very nice trail through the rainforest; hiking shoes recommended as parts can be slippery or muddy with plenty of ups and downs of 'hills'.

Thank Sunseekergirl77
Portland, Oregon
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39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The rain forest trail is one of several things on the Lake Quinault loop drive. As you exit on South Shore, it's an easy stop off to the right. This is a really nice short walk into some deep green and lush rainforest areas. There is a lovely view of Wallaby Creek and the waterfall there. And the continuous looks... More 

1 Thank Heather H
Mukilteo, Washington
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119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This trail is about half mile long and can be enjoyable for almost anyone who loves the out doors and walking among tall green trees. Children and seniors would enjoy this hike. This is a great place that displays the local environmental culture of the area.

1 Thank Donna H
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We were able to take this walk after our bus tour of the rain forest - with a 80 year old member of our party. he did great - short enough to be able to accomplish an inside look at the wonders of this spectacular land.

Thank Jean L
West Palm Beach, Florida
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526 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 866 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I drove a long way to get to the rain forest and do the nature trail. It was so very worth the trip! Maps of the area were great and it was fun and easy to explore. I was able to have my first elk buck sighting, which was thrilling. I'll always remember this day and this experience.

2 Thank DoloresJacoby
West Jordan, Utah
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72 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

An easy relaxing walk, very beautiful and green. To see the thicker rain forest also drive along the river and take the hike near the river bridge.

Thank Donald L

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