on March 7, 2002
We only had a day to spend at Olympic National Park, which meant a lot of driving and not so much hiking. The ranger at the visitor's center was very helpful though and recommended the short hike to Solduc Falls. This proved to be a lovely walk, very easy. The air was cool along the river, and very humid. There were quite a few people at the bridge by the falls, about an even split between backpackers starting out and day hikers like us.
When we visited the Hoh Rain Forest was a disappointment. It was near the end of the dry season so the moss was brown and the ponds were almost empty. Comparing what we saw to many other pictures, we clearly went at the wrong time.
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