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Crescent Lake

Lake Crescent Rd, Olympic National Park, WA 98363
+1 360-928-3020
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A scenic lake.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“marymere falls” (49 reviews)
“railroad trail” (14 reviews)
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Lake Crescent Rd, Olympic National Park, WA 98363
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+1 360-928-3020
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"marymere falls"
in 49 reviews
"log cabin resort"
in 11 reviews
"railroad trail"
in 14 reviews
"clear water"
in 12 reviews
"the storm king ranger station"
in 9 reviews
"devil's punchbowl"
in 9 reviews
"surrounded by mountains"
in 9 reviews
"west end"
in 10 reviews
"port angeles"
in 30 reviews
"take pictures"
in 11 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 12 reviews
"sunny day"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful drive"
in 10 reviews
"sol duc falls"
in 8 reviews
"short hike"
in 7 reviews
"hoh rainforest"
in 13 reviews
"hurricane ridge"
in 10 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is something to see if you are in the park. The drive to the lake is incredible and there are several places to pull over and get out to enjoy the scenery. Time stops when you're here.

Thank Kdllv19
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely drive along the lakeside. Several pull ins and park stops with hiking trails. Saw our first Stellars Jay.

Thank Wendy L
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

We stayed at the lake crescent lodge and the experience was magical. The mist floating on the top of the lake early morning was a sight to behold. Once the sun was up, you could see the beautiful blue waters glistening in the light. I...More

Thank Poonam S
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We've stayed at the Lake Crescent Lodge many times and mostly enjoyed the lake and the quiet. This time, we dragged ourselves out to take the half mile Trail just east of the lodge grounds. AMAZING. There probably isn't a better short loop trail to...More

Thank abearfellow
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

I visited Olympic National Park for ten days in early August. Getting accommodations in the park was not easy. I lurked on the internet at all sorts of strange hours and was able to patch together stays at all of the park lodges except Kalaloch...More

2  Thank ShifraToronto
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

This lake is huge and Wonderful. The drive is curved and the views are nice. Take time to pull over and check out the Lake

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

We spent a huge amount of time here. It seemed we'd just get back into the car and drive maybe 500 ft and stop again. My son is a photo bug and every time we have driven past this lake we spend alot of time...More

Thank tree1110
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We were lucky enough to be at Crescent Lake on a cool morning with fog. It was so beautiful!! The water is clear and cold. You can even just stop along the road and admire the beauty from the the edge. We thought about canoeing,...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We have wanted to hike the newly finished Spruce Railroad Trail since they finished refurbishing it earlier this year. We picked a great late October day. The sun was out, the fall colors were their most vibrant. There was a bit of a breeze which...More

Thank geraldh463
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

When you discover a location as beautiful as Lake Crescent, it's hard to capture the splendor in words. We certainly wish that we had stayed here many many days. Take the easy Trail up to the waterfall it's really worth it!

Thank TheRuppanners
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starmae
10 February 2018|
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Response from lovethemouse p | Reviewed this property |
Hello, When we were at Crescent Lake we did not stay at the hotel/motel or have an RV. I would call them to find out if there is space. June could be busy and you may not have the spot. Hope this helps. Safe travels!
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not-blue-hat-lady
26 January 2018|
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Response from lovethemouse p | Reviewed this property |
Hello, We were there briefly. We rented a car and drove to various locations. I know they have kayaks there but I am not sure about bikes. I would contact Olympic National Park's website and look for visiting Cresent Lake or... More
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katy4902000
28 June 2017|
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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.
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