Monthly Archives: July 2017

First Day in Forks, WA

Forks, WA Since Forks is only about 70 miles west of Port Angeles, we waited on Sunday until near the park’s 11:00 check-out time to leave.  We have driven about half of the route on US 101 before so we … Continue reading

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Island Hopping to Lopez

Port Angeles, WA Our friends, Eric and Laurel, recently moved to their summer spot on Lopez Island, one of the San Juan Islands.  They spend two months there each summer as volunteers conducting nature programs at Spencer Spit State Park. … Continue reading

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Hiking to the top of Maiden Peak

Port Angeles, WA Soon after arriving in this area we were told by a local resident not to miss a visit to the Deer Park section of Olympic National Park.  A little research revealed that Deer Park is the location … Continue reading

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Hiking, Biking, and Playing Tourist on the Olympic Peninsula

Port Angeles, WA Last week we drove 17 miles south into the Olympic Mountains with Eric and Laurel to do some hiking along Hurricane Ridge (click here for that post).  While there we learned that sometimes low clouds cover the valleys … Continue reading

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A Hike to the “Spit”

Port Angeles, WA Late last week Eric and Laurel moved from Salt River, about 10 miles west of us, to Dungeness County Park, about 20 miles east of us near the town of Sequim.  Laurel contacted us and said that … Continue reading

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