Due to its 12-14 feet of rain per year and temperatures that stay between freezing and 80 the perfect mossy, lush ecosystem can grow here. Hoh and Quinault are the most well known Olympic forests. Bogachiel and Queets are two more.
From tide pools filled with colorful and intriguing creatures, arches and sea stacks or oodles of driftwood to play with on the beach, you’ll be entertained and in awe on the Olympic Peninsula coastline.
We were greeted with what I felt was a typical Washington coastal scene: a fog bank rolling in and shrouding the surrounding sea stacks. A classic beach hike in Olympic Park, the 1.5 mile trek down Rialto Beach to Hole in the Wall.