A Weekend at Lake Quinault Lodge

It had been 4 years since we had been to Lake Quinault Lodge, which is on Lake Quinault, in the Olympic National Forest. It’s a grand old lodge, in the middle of a temperate rain forest. Yes, it rains. A lot. Nearly every time…

Olympic National Park: Ruby Beach

Ruby Beach is a short hike that means so much to me. We try to go there yearly, if we can. Like all beaches, it changes yearly. This year the driftwood piles were very high. It was also high tide. The hike down to…

Hall of Mosses

Sitting at the end of the long Upper Hoh Road is The Hoh Rain Forest – although it starts much earlier than the National Park boundary. It is though once you cross the boundary that the logging stops, and the green becomes intense. The way…