Scenic Views and Tours

Birding on the Olympic Peninsula Tour #5

Watcher's View #5:

Location

Port of Port TownsendWA
United States
48° 6' 20.2536" N, 122° 46' 49.4904" W
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Migratory Bird Watchers Tour - Birding

MIGRATORY WATERFOWL WATCHERS TRAIL
Best October through April
North Eastern Jefferson County

Location

Gateway Visitor Center
93 Beaver Valley Road
Port Ludlow, WA, 98365
United States
47° 53' 28.6296" N, 122° 43' 54.0984" W
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Fishing Guides and Charters

 

Able Guide Service: Sekiu · 360-963-2442 · Olypen.com/Able

Advantage Charters: Westport · 800-689-5595 · AdvantageCharters.com

All-Ways Fishing: Forks · 360-374-2052  · AllWaysFishing.com

Clallam Bay & Slip Point Beach Park

Clallam Bay Spit and Community Beach County Park is a 33 acre park jointley managed with Washington State Parks.  The Park is located where the nutrient-rich water of the Clallam River empties into the Strait of Juan de Fuca, providing a constant food source for shore and marine birds.  Eagles and osprey can be seen feeding on the beach; viewing marine mammals is an added bonus.  The dynamic hydrology interaction taking place between the Clallam River and the tides provide an opportunity to witness drastic changes to the landscape each time you visit.

Location

Clallam BayClallam Bay, WA, 98326
United States
48° 15' 21.5928" N, 124° 15' 47.1456" W
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Hike or Drive to Scenic Mt. Walker

The Quilcene/Brinnon area holds an abundance of magnificant scenery just waiting for that special photograph.  From magnificant mountain views at the top of one of our nearby mountain peaks, to the brilliance of the sunlite water of Hood Canal, to the soft light of forest trails winding along river banks or through wildflower meadows, this area is a photographer's dream.

Location

Entrance is 5 miles South of Quilcene on Hwy 101 - WA
United States
47° 47' 25.998" N, 122° 55' 31.2204" W
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Moments in Time Trail

The Moments in Time Nature Trail is an easy 0.5-mile trail that meanders through the woods and along the shoreline of Lake Crescent offering a variety of environments from breathtaking views of Lake Crescent and Pyramid Mountain to tiny fern and wildflower meadows to lush woods with towering evergreens and spectacular mosses and fungi. Appropriate for the entire family, it begins just off the parking area of the Storm King Ranger Station on Lake Crescent in the Olympic National Park.

Location

Storm King Ranger Station
U.S. Highway 101
Port Angeles, WA, 98362
United States
48° 3' 27.468" N, 123° 47' 14.7696" W
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Take a Two-Nation Vacation! Traveling to Victoria BC Canada

After you have visited all the places the Olympic Peninsula holds for your discovery, leave your car behind and take a day trip to Victoria, BC! The public transportation in the inner harbor is fantastic, and there are many things to see within walking distance of the ferry terminals. Get there by ferry, the 90 minute M.V. Coho ferry can accommodate your car, truck or RV.

ID requirement is a passport OR an Enhanced Drivers License! _______________________________________________

 Victoria, British Columbia

Location

Victoria British Columbia
Canada
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Salt Creek Recreation Area

With its stunning views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Victoria BC, Salt Creek Recreation Area is the perfect setting for exploration and discovery.  Salt Creek is home to some of the most exceptional tide pools in the Northwest.  Come during low tide and you'll see starfish, sea cucumbers, crabs, sea anemones, and urchins among the plentiful sea life on display.  Many of these tide pools are located at the Tongue Point Marine Life Sanctuary (which is underwater at high tide). 

Location

Salt Creek Recreation Area
Camp Hayden Road
Port Angeles, WA
United States
48° 8' 12.6744" N, 123° 40' 47.7732" W
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Mystery Bay State Park

Mystery Bay State Park on Marrowstone Island is a 10-acre marine park is reachable by car off of Highway 116 or boat. The park features 685 feet of saltwater shoreline on Mystery Bay and offers a spectacular view of the Olympic Mountains.

Location

Marrowstone Island, WA
United States
48° 3' 20.3328" N, 122° 41' 17.5848" W
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Fort Flagler State Park

Fort Flagler State Park is a 784-acre marine camping park surrounded on three sides by 19,100 feet of saltwater shoreline. The park rests on a high bluff overlooking Puget Sound, with views of the Olympic and Cascade Mountains. Many historic buildings remain at this 19th-century-established military fort.It is located at the northern tip of Marrowstone Island.

Summer: 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Winter: Closed to camping Nov. 1, reopens March 1. The park is open year-round for day use.

State Parks Information Phone: 360-902-8844 Web Site: www.parks.wa.gov

Location

Fort Flagler State ParkWA
United States
48° 5' 40.7688" N, 122° 42' 11.7288" W
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