The One Place In Washington That Looks Like Something From Middle Earth

If you’re familiar with J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, you’ve probably already noticed that there are parts of Western Washington that look like they’re straight out of Middle Earth. And thanks to its excessive precipitation, lush greenery and surreal scenery, Olympic National Park could easily be the setting for those fictional escapades.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Isn’t Olympic National Park amazing? Here are 12 fascinating facts about the park you may not know.