Staircase Rapids Trail in Olympic National Park, Lake Cushman

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  1. Terry

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    Staircase Rapids is an easy walk along a river in the Olympic National Park. A beautiful hike through old growth forest along the North Fork Skokomish River with a 200 foot elevation gain in one mile. It should be a loop trail along both sides of the river, but last Fall the bridge across the river was knocked loose.

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    Terry Love taking a break along the river

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    Is that a big cedar tree or what?

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    North Fork Skokomish River

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    Staircase Ranger Station.
    http://www.nps.gov/olym/planyourvisit/loader.cfm?csModule=security/getfile&PageID=97005
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  2. Terry

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    Some of the forest along the North Fork Skokomish River

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    These things are green.

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    And the big cedar again.
    Staircase Rapids in the Olympic National Forest

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    Looking West towards the Olympics from the summit of Mt Walke at Mt Constance.
    June 5 2011
    Last edited: Jun 8, 2011

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