Tag: Olympic National Park

Favorite Beaches in Washington? Rialto and Long Beach!

For this week’s Sunday Stills Challenge I considered the beaches in Washington and decided to share two of them with you – Rialto and Long Beach. I don’t know if you could find two beaches on the same coast as different as these two!… Continue Reading “Favorite Beaches in Washington? Rialto and Long Beach!”

When Beauty is Needed

In the Quinault Rainforest. ~ Susanne

Lake Quinault in Black and White

A serene lake at dawn. In black and white to match my somber mood. Sharing with CBWC. ~ Susanne

A Walk in the Hoh Rain Forest, one of the Quietest Places on Earth

This was not our first trip to the Hoh Rain Forest – we’re Washingtonians and have been many times before. But it was perhaps the most wonderful, for in the dead of winter we had the Hall of Mosses trail to ourselves. At the… Continue Reading “A Walk in the Hoh Rain Forest, one of the Quietest Places on Earth”

Enjoying the Elements at Magnificent Ruby Beach

On our recent trip to Lake Quinault, we stopped by Ruby Beach on Washington’s wild and rugged coast. We took the short trail down, stopping to look through the trees at the beach below, which was mostly socked in by fog. At the end… Continue Reading “Enjoying the Elements at Magnificent Ruby Beach”

Wildlife from our Trip to Lake Quinault

For this week’s Sunday Stills Challenge, I thought I’d share from our recent trip to Lake Quinault on the Olympic Peninsula. Although most of the animals seemed to be tucked away for winter, I did see a lot of birds including crows. Yes, I… Continue Reading “Wildlife from our Trip to Lake Quinault”

A Peaceful Lake and a Magical Walk in the Rainforest – At Lake Quinault

Earlier this week we spent a few days at Lake Quinault and once again fell in love with the calm and beauty of the lake, and the magic of the rainforest. It was a perfect time to visit the Quinault Valley. We spent our… Continue Reading “A Peaceful Lake and a Magical Walk in the Rainforest – At Lake Quinault”

Sunset over Lake Quinault

We happened to pick the best weather days this year to get away to Lake Quinault. The lake was completely still and reflected sunset perfectly. We also took the most enchanting walk through the rain forest which I hope to share later this week.… Continue Reading “Sunset over Lake Quinault”

A Look Back at the Road Trips of 2021

Hooray for road trips – the only way to travel during a pandemic! There were many close to home this year in the wilds of the Pacific Northwest – to Mt. Rainier – Olympic National Park – and the Columbia Gorge. There were also… Continue Reading “A Look Back at the Road Trips of 2021”

Hurricane Ridge – A look at the Olympic Mountains

I’ve showed you many pictures from our various travels in Olympic National Park – the forests – the lakes and the rugged beaches – all are wonderful. But I haven’t showed you much of Hurricane Ridge even though it’s probably the most visited place… Continue Reading “Hurricane Ridge – A look at the Olympic Mountains”

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