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Crescent Lake

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Address: Lake Crescent Rd, Olympic National Park, WA 98363
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A scenic lake.

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Beautiful Drive

The drive along the south side of Crescent Lake is one of the most beautiful drives in the state. The evergreens and deciduous trees growing along side of the roadway give it the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Bothell, Washington
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Bothell, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The drive along the south side of Crescent Lake is one of the most beautiful drives in the state. The evergreens and deciduous trees growing along side of the roadway give it the perspective of driving through a tunnel of trees. The road is only a few feet above the lake and there are madrone trees which contrast the evergreens... More 

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shellbird1
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was fantastic. It was very modest but had great food and scenery. It was close to muliple hiking trails and water sports ( canoing and kayaking). The rooms were clean and the bed was comfortable. No tv's but you go for the ambiance not the technology. There is wifi in the main house lobby. Many people were gathered... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped at nearly every overlook and saw it from the storm Ranger Station. The blue is amazing and the views are 360° of awesome.

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Tempe, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

While you are driving through Olympic NP, take some time to pull over at one of the beach view points and soak in the scenery. Nothing extraordinary about it but can give you some rest time.

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Tacoma, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Absolutely beautiful! Great spot for a picture, swim, picnic, hike and lodging. We stop every time we go through the area. Love the cooler weather when fewer people are present.

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Hasselt, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We loved the lake and the view and had a very nice picknick sitting on a rock at the banks of the lake.

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Seattle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We passed by Lake Crescent when returning home from Kalaloch Lodge and briefly stopped at Lake Crescent Lodge. Such a beautiful setting! We are already planning to schedule a time to stay at Lake Crescent Lodge sometime.

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Port Townsend, Wa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Have visited here in all seasons, sometimes just to look at the lake, or to stop for meal at the Lodge enroute to the coast, or to take a day hike to Marymere Falls. Also to stay a night or two at one of the accommodations. It is always wonderfully beautiful. People more active than I go paddle boarding, even... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Came to the park to get away from the city and get a few days of relaxation. It's cool and sometimes cold. It's wet and sometimes rainy. But the lake takes on a personality of its own with steam rising from the water, low clouds hanging on the mountains which peek through with their snow covered tips. Beautiful and very... More 

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Beautiful lake setting. Good stopping point en route to places further west on the Peninsula. Lots of places to pull off and admire the lake.

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