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Fall in Forks 

Labor Day is almost upon us, meaning that the end of summer is at hand.  Last week we had a particularly warm and sunny week, but the evenings cooled off dramatically, reminding us that fall is on its way. Recent outbreaks of the Covid-19 virus have school officials pondering what that means for the opening […]

What is New at the Miller Tree Inn? 

We have been stocking breakfast in the rooms for a little over a week, now and that seems to be going well.  Our house made cookies and pastries seems to be the favorites for our guests! No new openings or closures of National Park Sites to report.  The Quielute Tribe has now determined that the […]

Breakfast to Go 

On August 1, we had to say goodbye to our innkeepers, Ruth and Alan.  Ruth and Alan started working at the Miller Tree Inn in May.  They helped us in countless ways to get ready for guests again after our closure in mid-March due to the pandemic.  We will be forever grateful for their help […]

What is Open in Forks and Olympic National Park? 

There is understandably confusion about what area attractions are open in the Forks area, particularly Olympic National Park.  The basic answer for the National Park is that all beaches, hiking trails, etc in the area are open EXCEPT for those that are accessed through tribal lands.  For us that means that first and second beach […]

Gardening on the Olympic Peninsula 

Gardening on the Olympic Peninsula and especially, Forks can be a mixed bag.  Though we have fairly mild temperatures in the winter, we are very overcast and rainy for much of the year.  This year, it was especially so.  Our local produce stand delayed their opening until last week because we hadn't had the right […]

Another Great Destination Opens in Olympic National Park! 

Over the 4th of July holiday weekend, Rialto beach was crawling with visitors.  As of July 8, Third Beach near LaPush is now open!  The walk to Third Beach is a little over a mile through a coastal forest and down the bluff.  Once you get down to the beach, it becomes broad and sandy […]