The Sinister Story Behind This Popular Washington Lake Will Give You Chills

Lake Crescent is a magnificent body of water located entirely within Olympic National Park. It’s known for its brilliant blue water and its clarity, which is caused by a lack of nitrogen in the water inhibiting the growth of algae.

But as beautiful as it is, this lake is sadly the site of something quite sinister and unpleasant.

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If haunted houses exist, surely a haunted lake isn’t much of a stretch. After all, Washington even has a haunted hiking trail.