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Address: Olympic National Park, WA
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A 2,750-foot high mountain with a view from the summit of the eastern...

A 2,750-foot high mountain with a view from the summit of the eastern Olympic Mountains.

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A Gem.

Happened to run into a local at another attraction who told us about Mt. Walker. It is a short drive up the mountain to 2 vistas. Both are worth the visit. We especially liked the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 July 2016
Bill A
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Saint Louis, Missouri

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Lakeville, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Mount Walker is a viewpoint just off the main road that goes around the Olympic Peninsula. It would be a great view, however, the day we went was cloudy and there really wasn't much to see. There are pit toilets at the top.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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93 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Happened to run into a local at another attraction who told us about Mt. Walker. It is a short drive up the mountain to 2 vistas. Both are worth the visit. We especially liked the view of Hood Canal with Mt. Rainier in the background. If you are on 101 headed south into Brinnon, definitely take the road up to... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Visiting Mt. Walker can be by car or by foot on a trail. The views from the top are just amazing. Be sure to go in both directions at the top as the views are so different. The trails are easy at the top. Be sure to take your camera.

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Livermore, California
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28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped on our way out of town did not have much time. Wish we could have stayed a bit longer. 4 mile drive was up a winding dirt road that was narrow in spots but felt safe. Views were beautiful. Glad we squeezed this stop in.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

We arrived Seattle in the noon to start our family vacation. We went to Mt Walker based on some positive reviews. The road to Mt Walker Lookout was dirty. After we got the lookout points, there was nothing to view because of clouds. You may not go if the weather is not good.

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Kingston, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

This is the shortest drive to the best view of western Washington and the Puget Sound, road closed in the winter. Drive or hike (5 miles round trip), the views on the north and south side are spectacular. Pick a clear day or you will be in the clouds. Bring a picnic and enjoy the view. When your out of... More 

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Hansville, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

This is an easy (or hard if you hike) to reach viewpoint on the western side of Hood Canal. It is well worth the effort to drive to the top to enjoy spectacular views.

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Bellevue, Washington, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

After reading other sites online reviews, I was ready for a steep climb up. It's a two mile hike with a total elevation gain of about 2,000 feet. I definitely would describe it as a constant climb up. One of the other hikers mentioned 19 switchbacks. I didn't count them from the bottom, but I think that's a pretty close... More 

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felix15
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69 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2014

Driving down Hwy. 101, we spotted a sign to Mt. Walker. We took she short drive up the mountain and chose the North Lookout. Wow! You could see Mt. Rainier and the surrounding areas on this beautiful sunny day. The South lookout was not as impressive. Definitely worth the short jaunt up to the North side.

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Moses Lake, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

We were on 101 on our way to Olympic National Park when we decided to stop off and head up to see this viewpoint. I felt it was well worth the stop even though it wasn't a clear day. On the contrary, we seemed to end up above a blanket of clouds. The only time I normally see that if... More 

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