Enthusiasts from all over the world visit Olympic National Park for the hundreds of miles of well-defined mountain trails. Take a short drive west of the Lodge to the Pacific Ocean, where Olympic National Park comprises over 60 miles of wild, unspoiled ocean beaches, perfect for exploring tidal pools or beachcombing near the sea stacks.
The western slopes of the Olympic Mountains harbor one of the best examples of old-growth temperate rainforests in North America. You can explore this unique old-growth forest by road and hiking trail. Some of the largest trees in the world grow here. The wildlife in Olympic National Park includes, deer, black bear, the shy Roosevelt elk, the Olympic marmot, Olympic chipmunk and the raccoon.
Historic Lake Crescent Lodge, built in 1916 as "Singers Tavern" in Olympic National Park serves as an ideal base camp for the variety of recreational activities in the park while allowing you to experience the charm of a turn-of-the-century resort. The comfortable, spacious guest rooms are nestled among the giant fir and hemlock trees on the shore of beautiful Lake Crescent and offer wonderful views of the lake. The simple elegance of yesteryear in the antique furnished lobby is conducive to relaxation as you unwind by the stone fireplace and the wicker-cozy sun porch is the perfect spot for enjoying a spectacular sunset over the lake.