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Crescent Lake

Lake Crescent Rd, Olympic National Park, WA 98363
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A scenic lake.
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Lake Crescent Rd, Olympic National Park, WA 98363
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed in the Inn right on Crescent Lake and did the hike across the road from the Inn which took a return loop by the lake. It was pouring rain the day we were there. Otherwise it would have been an ideal lake for...More

Thank bayforest3205
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wait for a sunny day then drive out. Have lunch, let the kids play in the very cold water, maybe go for a rowboat ride or walk a trail. See great vistas and really clear water and clean air spells. Bring the dog

Thank SteveHH1943
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A bit of a winding drive on 101. Beautiful lake and worth the visit if you are in ONP. Trail to Marymere Falls is nice.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped along numerous pullouts for spectacular photos, then parked and visited Marymere Falls which was a short walk away. The highlight was to rent kayaks at the Lodge and Swim Area at the end of the Lake at Fairholme General Store, and paddle out...More

1  Thank X3171KMjohng
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice & scenic lake with some available road lookouts from where to view the scenery. If you're traveling from Hurricane Ridge to Hoh, might as well take in the pretty views.

Thank woodchopper48
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

drove around this beautiful lake and was taken away by the view!. it's free to do and on the way to the merymere falls, hot springs, and rain forest.

Thank Gwendolyn P
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were on our way to another location, but it brought us more or less around the entire lake. It was an absolutely beautiful lake, even if you just want to do a quick drive around. I believe there is a lodge somewhere on the...More

Thank Jackie255VT
Reviewed 1 week ago

Older facility but still very nice. It is on the National Register of Historic Places in Olympic National Park. Weakest part of the entire facility is the restaurant in the lodge. Reservations are a very good idea, otherwise saddle up for a drive into Port...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy a challenging drive this is for you. There is so much to see but the shadows on the road at certain times make for a challenging ride on a very curvy road that makes you want to drive it much harder than...More

Thank mike t
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Crescent Lake. The staff on check-in were not warm and friendly. They seemed to look down their nose at you and didn't smile. It put me off right away. Check-in was at 4 p.m. which is very late in the day....More

Thank NationalParksFan20
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28 June 2017|
Response from Foodhunch | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. I haven't camped there before. You could reach them by calling the park and finding out through their Park Rangers or the Lake Crescent Lodge staff.