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Makah Indian Reservation

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Address: Forks, WA

One of three Indian reservations located on the Olympic Coast.

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Hike the Cape Flattery Trail!

.5 mile hike to the most northwesterly point of the United States of America. .5 mile hike return. Take your time and water. Good trail laid out.

Reviewed 22 July 2014
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Tucson AZ
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48 reviews
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

.5 mile hike to the most northwesterly point of the United States of America. .5 mile hike return. Take your time and water. Good trail laid out.

3 Thank GraciousGoodness
Newberry, MI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014

I was shocked to see reviews of unfriendly locals. We encountered only very friendly people! The area is beautiful. Cape Flattery and the Makah Museum are must sees. It is a poverty stricken area, but you can see the people care about their culture and are trying to improve their lives.

3 Thank cossondra
South Bend, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2014

We had expected to find a beautiful, family-friendly coastal town with beautiful nature and friendly people, but we were very disappointed. First, on the way there, every local car tailgates you even if you are going over speed limit, and expects you to pull over (that is not always possible). One car tailgated me for almost two miles, honking the... More 

4 Thank Avacha
Mesa, Arizona
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2013

While stopping at the museum to purchase our Cape Flattery Trail parking pass, we decided to visit the museum as well. Unique native historical items, good history, nice gift store with native made crafts. Photo taking not allowed in the museum. Grounds were neat and clean.

1 Thank Shack2_05
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43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2013

There is a world class museum about the Makah people, a lovely little craft store, Raven's Corner, which is well worth the visit if you like authentic Native American crafts. There is also Cape Flattery which is one of the best hikes and vies in the region.

1 Thank emma0003
Sydney, Australia
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80 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2013

The walk out through the reservation was scenic and peaceful. The walkway was a little uneven at places, but with a little care all was good. The scenery and views at the end of the walk was just unbelievable. So rugged yet serene.

1 Thank travelbug1959
Columbus, Ohio
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157 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2013

This was a very nice reservation we visited when going to Cape Flattery. The folks we met were very friendly and helpful. The Makah heritage museum and Cape Flattery are absolute musts! It's worth the drive, I promise :)

Thank Rachel P
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57 reviews
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Reviewed 16 August 2013

We traveled to the Makah Reservation so we could go to Cape Flattery. We stopped at the museum to buy our $10 car pass to be on the reservation. While we were there we decided to tour the museum for an extra $5 per person. It was a very interesting museum. We enjoyed it very much. Definitely worth seeing.

Thank Dave C
Nanaimo, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2013

Nothing much here but was passing through to Neah Bay and Cape Flattery. Did have lunch at Linda's Wood fired Grill and this was very simple but delicious.

Thank Karen L
Quincy, Washington, United States
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2013

How can you not fall in love with the Makah Indian Reservation!!! The Museum is a must stop as is the Cape Flattery Hike!!! Along with all the colorful locals and the 4th of July fireworks are some of the best I've seen!!!

Thank MrMrsHazard

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