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The Hoh Rainforest is Open for Day Use! 

The number one reason that tourists come to Forks is to see the Hoh Rainforest.  As of June 15, 2020, it re-opened for day use visitors.  The Visitor’s Center at the Hoh, is not yet open, except for the restrooms, but the trails are open and ready for exploration! The Hoh Rainforest is a drive …

All Are Welcome Here 

As with the rest of the world, we too have been following current events and are alarmed and saddened by injustice and inequality.   Our little town of Forks came into the national spotlight last week.  Unfortunately, it was not for the natural beauty of our area or for our connection to the “Twilight” saga.   Some …

Some New Features at the Miller Tree Inn 

We have been open at the Miller Tree Inn and receiving guest for the last couple of weeks.  The Lake Crescent and Sol Duc areas are open for park visitors.  At this writing the beaches near LaPush and Kalaloch are still closed, as is the Hoh Rainforest.  It appears that Olympic National Park will be …

Miller Tree Inn and Covid-19 Update 

We are taking a break this week from writing about all the wonderful places to visit in Olympic National Park.  We hope that we will be open to receive guests by June 1, but timelines are still elusive right now as our local and state governments decide on how best to proceed while keeping the …

Visiting Washington’s Northern Beaches 

There are many beautiful beaches to visit on Washington state’s Olympic Peninsula.  Four of our favorite beaches are within a 20 minute drive of the Miller Tree Inn. The best time to visit any beach is at low tide.  The best time within that window is 2 hours before low tide to 2 hours after …

Visiting Sol Duc 

The Sol Duc area is a lovely spot to visit when exploring Olympic National Park.  It takes about 45 minutes to get from the Miller Tree Inn to the Sol Duc Falls parking area.  However, if you are visiting in the spring or fall, be sure to stop at the pull out at Salmon Cascades.  …