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5 of the Most Romantic Spots in the Olympic National Park

 

The Olympic Peninsula and Olympic National Park are downright gorgeous. It is the location of numerous engagements, weddings, consummations of marriage and even a place where many fell in love. That is why we decided to give you the five best romantic day hikes in the Olympic National Park.

 

From cascading waterfalls, to walks in old-growth forests, the Olympic National Park offers a plethora of spots to reconnect with a lover, or maybe start a new relationship. Long walks in the solitude and silence of the park allow you both to connect with not only nature, but with each other, and experiencing beauty together will give you memories to last a lifetime. Share a kiss or more at the following locations and fall back in love with nature and your significant other.

 

 

 THE LIST

 

 

Sol Duc’s Lover’s Lane Trail

Take the easy, gorgeous hike to Sol Duc Falls

Take the easy, gorgeous hike to Sol Duc Falls

 

Why: With a name like Lover’s Lane, you know it has to be good! This 6 mile round trip trail is mostly flat and full of beauty. With cascading waterfalls, lakes and amazing forests, walking through here with your special someone is a perfect way to spend the day. Isolated fom cell phone service and kles from the nearest town, conversations are sure to flow as much as the water next to the trail. Romantic overlooks of waterfalls are provided for awe-inspiring views and opportunities for hugging and kissing. This hike is a favorite of many, but is rarely crowded in the off season.

 

Directions: http://goo.gl/maps/FwXDM

More Area Hikes: http://bit.ly/1eiYyk5

 

 

 

The Hoh

Walk in the Hoh Rainforest

Walk in the Hoh Rainforest

 

Why: Typically, relationships would end if one of you suggested you both visit the Hoh. Luckily, the Hoh in the Olympic National Park is a gorgeous area full of old growth forests, moss covered trees and a pretty river working its way up to Mount Olympus. With Roosevelt Elk frequently sighted, the Hoh Rainforest is the perfect trail to hold hands, escape the daily grind of life and remember how the two of you fell in love. Spending a day dodging raindrop in the rainforest is sure to rekindle the spark, even if you both need a towel to dry off.

 

Directions: http://goo.gl/maps/9W0MC

More Area Hikes: http://bit.ly/1gB0bwO

 

 

 

Hurricane Ridge

Mount Olympus over Hurricane Ridge

Mount Olympus over Hurricane Ridge

 

Why: With incredible panoramic views of the interior of the Olympic National park to the south and sights of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Vancouver Island and Mount Baker to the North, Hurricane Ridge is a fantastic spot to have a romantic picnic or day hike. With both indoor and outdoor options to take in the views, this is a perfect spot for those couples who are looking for great views without tons of effort. Let your love soar to new heights with a hike to Klahhane Ridge or Hurricane Hill, then warm back up with some hot chocolate in the awesome visitor center. This is the spot for couple who love mountains and want to shout their love for one another from the mountain tops.

 

Directions: http://goo.gl/maps/KcFGj

More Area Hikes: http://bit.ly/LIFLnD

 

 

Staircase Loop

Staircase Loop Bridge

Staircase Loop Bridge

 

Why: While not as secluded as the other trails listed, Staircase offers a romantic stroll along the gorgeous Skokomish River. With the water cascading next to the trail, as well as awesome forests, a picturesque bridge and a view of the Skokomish River Valley, this loop trail is exactly what every couple needs. Walk hand in hand along this well-maintained trail, keeping an eye out for deer and the occasional hawk and bald eagle in the trees. Cuddle on the bridge, looking up or down stream, remembering just how great it is to be with the one you love. Staircase is a great spot for those new to hiking, or those looking for a short day trek before something more romantic in town. Fall in love with the Olympic National Park here and solidify your love for one another with this timeless trek.

 

Directions: http://goo.gl/maps/BvDoa

More Area Hikes: http://bit.ly/1hNBvxD

 

 

 

LaPush’s Second Beach

Welcome to the land of the Quileute

Welcome to the land of the Quileute

 

Why: With a few miles of uninterrupted beach along the rugged and beautiful coastline of the Olympic National Park, Second Beach along LaPush is a great place to take that special someone. From hours of watching waves crash against sea-stacks, to looking for shells, agates and playing in tidal-pools full of sea life, this is an ideal place to be to spend time together. The trail is short enough that any beginning hiker can reach the beach, and the region is isolated enough to sneak in numerous kisses without having anyone watch.

Remember; always bring protection…as the weather can change fast.

 

Directions: http://goo.gl/maps/qZka5

More Area Hikes: http://bit.ly/1gB0bwO

 

 

 

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