Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park on Washington's States beautiful Olympic Peninsula has so much to offer visitors.  Opportunities to visit temperate rain forests, majestic mountains, glacial lakes, waterfalls and countless coastal beaches surround A Cozy River House's cabins.  Abundant wildlife and nature abound in this unique area providing unlimited adventure and exploration.  

 

Below are just a few of the these attractions located in close proximity making A Cozy River House's riverfront cabins the perfect home base from which to explore the west end of Olympic National Park!

HOH RAIN FOREST

30 minutes from A Cozy River House to Upper Hoh Road
Olympic National Park's magnificent  Hoh Rain Forest is one of the area's most popular attractions boasting gigantic trees and lush, cascading mosses. It has a trail system including paved Mini Trail (.1 mile), Spruce Nature Trail (1.2 miles), the Hoh River Trail (17.3 miles), and our favorite - Hall of Mosses Trail (.8 miles).   

The Hoh Rain Forest is MUST VISIT during your trip rain or shine!

 

Useful Tips:

  • Entrance Fee for the Hoh Rain Forest is $25 per non-commercial vehicle and is valid for 7 consecutive days at most Olympic Nat'l Pk attractions with entrance fees.

  • Hoh Rain Forest Visitor's Center - Open Daily in Summer  (360) 374-6925

  • NO DOGS are allowed on Hoh Rain Forest Hiking Trails

  • Recommended: Hall of Mosses Trail

  • Restrooms: Yes |  Food Available: No  |  Accessible: Yes - wheelchairs available 

  • Fun Fact: Hoh Rain Forest has annual rainfall of 12 ft!  (Hoh is pronounced "HO")

HURRICANE RIDGE

1.5 hours from A Cozy River House
At and elevation of 5,242 ft,Hurricane Ridge is ideal for breathtaking views of the Olympic Mountain Range. Trails range from .5 to 12 miles. Winter affords skiing, snowboarding and ranger-lead snowshoe walks. In summer, you'll see vibrant wild flowers and sightings of deer*, marmot*, and bear!  

 

Useful Tips:

  • Entrance Fee for the Hurricane Ridgeis $25 per non-commercial vehicle and is valid for 7 consecutive days at most Olympic Nat'l Pk attractions with entrance fees.

  • Hurricane RidgeVisitor's Center - Open Daily in Summer  (360) 565-3130  

  • NO DOGS are allowed on Hurricane Ridge Hiking Trails

  • Recommended: Cirque Rim Trail and Big Meadow Trail

  • Restrooms: Yes | Food Available: Snack Bar  | Accessible: Yes - with assistance 

  • Fun Fact:  Sometimes you can see snow in July!     *deer and marmot pictured at left

LAKE CRESCENT

30 minutes from A Cozy River House
One of the most picturesque routes to the west end of Olympic National Park is around Lake Crescent.  Multiple turn-outs along the lake afford countless photo opportunities of the crystal blue-green waters and lush forested mountains. On the east side visit Storm King Ranger Station where you can take a short hike to Marymere Falls (1.2 miles). On the west side enjoy La Poel's lakeside picnic area!

Useful Tips:

  • It is advisable to adhere to the 35mph speed limit around the lake to avoid being ticketed by a Park Ranger.

  • Storm King Ranger Station - Open in Intermittently Summer Only  

  • NO DOGS are allowed on trails

  • Recommended: Marymere Falls

  • Restrooms: Yes |  Food Available: *No  | Accessible: *Yes    (*Storm King Ranger Station) 

  • Fun Fact: Home to 2 trout found nowhere else in the world - Beardslee and Crescenti! 

SOL DUC RIVER VALLEY & NATURAL HOT SPRINGS

30 minutes from A Cozy River House to Sol Duc Hot Springs Road
The Sol Duc River Valley.....  Multiple hiking trails with several leading to pristine mountain lakes. For an additional fee at the Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort you can take a soak following a day of hiking in varying temperature mineral pools.

(open seasonally)  

Useful Tips:

  • Entrance Fee to get to Sol Duc Waterfall Trail is $25 per non-commercial vehicle and is valid for 7 consecutive days at most Olympic Nat'l Pk attractions with entrance fees.

  • Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort Mineral  Pools - Rates & Schedule   (888) 896-3818

  • NO DOGS or bicycles are allowed on Sol Duc Valley Hiking Trails

  • Recommended: Sol Duc Falls Trail to waterfall

  • Restrooms: Yes |  Food Available: Seasonal  |  Accessible: Yes - certain areas 

  • Fun Fact:  The Sol Duc River is one of the few places where salmon run in every season. 

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