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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 …

What is Open in Olympic National Park? 

Most of the west side attractions of Olympic National Park are open for day use and most of the campgrounds are also open.  Guests of the Miller Tree Inn are able to explore Hurricane Ridge, Marymere Falls, Lake Crescent, Sol Duc Falls, Rialto Beach, the Hoh Rainforest, Ruby Beach and Kalaloch Beaches 1 – 6 …

Ruby Beach and the Kalaloch Beaches 

Ruby Beach is about a 40 minute drive to the south of the Miller Tree Inn along scenic highway 101.  Ruby beach is a favorite of your innkeepers, Bill and Susan.  It is the first place they kissed more than 37 years ago!  Bill tells our guests that Ruby is a dangerous beach because it …

Rialto Beach is Open! 

Rialto Beach opened for day use again on June 18 and we could not be more pleased.  Rialto beach is an excellent place to see tide pool life at low tide.  The best tide pools are about a mile or so down the beach toward “Hole in the Wall”.  Most rocks that are uncovered by …