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 Olympic National Forest - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Olympic National Forest is a national forest located in Washington's Olympic Peninsula.
This page was last modified 01:03, 17 October 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Olympic_National_Forest   (47 words)

 Olympic National Park Information Page
Olympic National Park has a diverse and stunning world, a fog shrouded coast with booming surf and waves-manicured beaches, spectacular alpine country dotted with sparkling lakes, lush meadows, glaciers, and North America's finest temperate rain forest.
The act establishing Olympic National Park was signed on 29 June 1938 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and in 1988 nearly 96 percent of the park was designated as wilderness.
In 1976 Olympic National Park became a Man and the Biosphere Reserve, and in 1981 it was designated a World Heritage Park.
www.olympic.national-park.com /info.htm   (8430 words)

 Olympic National Park
Olympic National Park is one of the last remaining temperate rain forests in the world.
The Olympic National Park is a Biosphere Reserve and also a World Heritage Park, and 95% is officially designated as wilderness.
It became a national park in 1938 under Franklin D. Roosevelt and the coastal wilderness was added in 1953.
members.aol.com /CMorHiker7/backpack/Olympic.html   (415 words)

 Roosevelt Elk and Forest Structure in Olympic National Park
Twenty-five ungulate exclosures were established in Olympic National Park (23) and the surrounding Olympic National Forest (2) in the 1930's and 1950's.
Ungulates had variable effects on the establishment of overstory species; browsing seemed to affect recruitment of Pacific silver fir and western redcedar on Olympic National Forest after clear-cut logging, but effects on other tree species outside and inside the park were unclear.
The elk of Olympic National Park include year-round residents and populations that migrate to high elevations during summer.
biology.usgs.gov /s+t/SNT/noframe/pn176.htm   (521 words)

 Wild Washington Campaign - Keep it Wild - Olympic National Forest
Olympic Wild is working to raise public awareness of the vulnerability of Olympic National Forest's remaining unprotected wild lands and old growth forests.
Olympic Wild's goal is to permanently protect wildlands in the Olympic National Forest through congressional Wilderness designation and other protective measures.
Fisheries are the heart of the Olympic National Forest's many rivers.
www.wildwashington.org /KIW/olympic_nat_forest.htm   (210 words)

 L.L.Bean: Park Search - Olympic National Forest
Olympic National Forest, surrounded on three sides by saltwater, is noted for its varied ecosystems.
Backpackers in the Buckhorn Wilderness in Olympic National Forest.
The forest on the Olympic Peninsula has a unique blend of marine climate, lush vegetation, wildlife and mountainous terrrain.
www.llbean.com /parksearch/parks/html/15281gd.htm   (196 words)

 SVS Animation 900 - Zoom into Olympic National Forest Time Lapse: 1984 to 1995
The ten small scenes show a one mile square area in the Olympic National Forest to the northwest of the Olympic National Park on the Olympic Pennisula in northwestern Washington State.
A set of four full Landsat scenes showing the entire Olympic Pennisula, including this area of the Olympic National Forest, is also available (see animation 899).
Zoom into a 1 mile square area in the Olympic National Forest showing appearance on dates: 26 July 1984, 13 July 1985, 29 May 1986, 29 March 1987, 21 September 1987, 21 July 1988, 13 September 1990, 16 September 1991, 2 March 1992, and 11 September 1995
svs.gsfc.nasa.gov /vis/a000000/a000900/a000900/index.html   (310 words)

 GORP - Olympic National Forest - Washington
The complexity of an old-growth forest is the most striking difference between it and the second- and third-generation forests that cover most of the United States.
A word on old-growth forests: the term is used to refer to forests that have never been disturbed by human development—mainly timber harvesting.
Old-growth forests are thick with life in a way that newer forests can't be—they just haven't had the time to develop.
gorp.away.com /gorp/resource/us_national_forest/wa_olymp.htm   (436 words)

 Camping near Brinnon, Hood Canal, Olympic Peninsula, Washington
Brinnon is within miles of the Brothers Wilderness, Buckhorn Wilderness, Olympic National Forest and Olympic National Park.
Old growth wooded area on the north bank of the river with camping, fishing, nearby hiking in Olympic National park.
One of the few National Forest Campgrounds located on salt water, with harvestable oysters for public use.
www.brinnoninfo.com /camping.htm   (605 words)

 Olympic National Park (National Park Service)
Glacier capped mountains, wild Pacific coast and magnificent stands of old-growth forests, including temperate rain forests -- at Olympic National Park, you can find all three.
Olympic is also known for its biological diversity.
Isolated for eons by glacial ice, and later the waters of Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca, the Olympic Peninsula has developed its own distinct array of plants and animals.
www.northolympic.com /onp   (137 words)

 peninsuladailynews.com - Olympic National Park: Graves Creek Road section washed out in heavy rainfall
Olympic National Forest officials have also closed Forest Service Road No. 24 leading to the Staircase entrance of Olympic National Park following a landslide.
The early heavy rains are taking their toll on remote roads -- some still unrepaired from past wet winters -- in Olympic National Park.
Olympic National Park: Graves Creek Road section washed out in heavy rainfall
www.peninsuladailynews.com /sited/story/html/74068   (251 words)

 Olympic National Forest - Welcome!
Of this area, over 633,600 acres are managed by the Olympic National Forest, which blankets the foothills of the Olympic Mountains and surrounds much of the Olympic National Park.
The Forest is located on the Olympic Peninsula in the northwest corner of Washington State (the Evergreen State).
The Olympic Peninsula is a unique geographic province consisting of five major landscape settings: temperate rain forest, rugged mountain terrain, large lowland lakes, cascading rivers, and saltwater beaches.
www.fs.fed.us /r6/olympic   (303 words)

Olympic National Forest is surrounded on three sides by saltwater and is noted for its marine climate, lush rain forests,
In 1988, Congress designated 95% of Olympic National Park as Wilderness.
The Olympic Wilderness receives well over 100,000 visitors a year.
www.halcyon.com /bpatrick/wedding/OLYMPICFOREST.htm   (358 words)

 Olympic National Forest Hikes
Nature trails on Olympic National Forest are short trails, usually less than one mile in length, that have signs interpreting unique resources, features and history of the Forest.
Working Forest Nature Trail is a short loop located adjacent to the Coho Campground and features interpretive signs depicting the Forest Ecosystem, its various uses and the constant changes within the ecosystem.
At 2.5 miles, the forest opens into an alpine meadow which is a good turn-around-point for day hikers.
www.washington-hiking-advisor.com /olympics-national-forest.html   (1492 words)

 Shelton-Mason County Chamber of Commerce Olympic National Park/Forest
Mason County is often referred to as the "Gateway to the Olympics." Access to both the Olympic National Park and the Olympic National Forest is available near Hoodsport on Highway 119.
One-story peeled log building built in 1907 as the first administrative site of the Olympic National Forest and Monument (now forest and park).
Nearly 95% of the Olympic National Park is wilderness.
www.sheltonchamber.org /olympicnationalpark.xml   (1037 words)

 Port Townsend National Parks and Forests
Around Port Townsend are the land and water that make up the geography of the Olympic Peninsula and much of it is managed by Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest.
Olympic National Park is also a well-deserved World Heritage Site for it's pristine condition and spectacular features.
TheWashington and Oregon Recreation Pass is the full deal for all places, including USDA Forest Service, National Park, Bureau of Land Management, Corp of Engineer and WA and OR State Parks.
www.ptguide.com /recreation/national.html   (456 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Olympic National Forest at Epinions.com
If you are looking for information about traveling to the Olympic Peninsula, you may not find as much about the National Forest because the Olympic National Park gets the lions share of write ups in guide books about this area.
The Olympic National Forest has many opportunities that you can't do in the ON Park, like hunting and picking ferns or even buying Christmas Trees.
Olympic National Forest has many reasons to visit.
www.epinions.com /content_104076381828   (447 words)

 Lake Quinault Lodge - Olympic National Forest, hotel, lodging
Make Lake Quinault Lodge your Base Camp in a rare temperate rainforest within Olympic National Forest.
Lake Quinault Lodge, managed by ARAMARK, operates under special permit by US Forest Service in Olympic National Forest.
Lake Quinault Lodge, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is the perfect place to leave the cares of the work-a-day world behind.
www.visitlakequinault.com   (389 words)

 Olympic National Park, Sequim, Washington
The Olympic National Forest and Park which neighbor Sequim provide endless recreational opportunities.
Permits are required year-round to park at specific trailheads in the National Forest, Permits are available online and at the chamber of commerce.
Wilderness Camping Permits are required for all overnight stays in the Olympic National Park.
www.visitsun.com /onp.html   (143 words)

 Olympic National Forest: Digital Orthophoto Quadrangles
For additional information about this data contact the Olympic National Forest.
As photography is available, the Forests are asked to input their DOQ needs into the program.
Originally, the DOQ files delivered to the ONF have a horizontal ground resolution of 1- or 2-meter where 1 pixel = 1 meter or 2 meters, depending on the year of aerial photography and processing.
www.onrc.washington.edu /clearinghouse/metadata/onf/onf_doq.htm   (1369 words)

 GORP - Olympic National Forest - Washington - Biking
Many of the trails provide access to the six wildernesses on the Olympic Peninsula (one in the Park and five in the Forest).
This 1.8 miles trail travels through forested second growth fir and cedar, spring blooming rhododendrons, Oregon grape, salal and ferns.
Follow Penny Creek Rd. to Forest Service Rd. 27 and continue 1.5 miles to the intersection with Forest Service Rd. 2700-080 on the left.
gorp.away.com /gorp/resource/us_national_forest/wa/bik_olym.htm   (890 words)

 Olympic National Forest
Chad and I ventured to the Olympic National Forest over Memorial Day weekend.
First, we went to Hurricane Ridge where we saw some sights you wouldn't normally see in Seattle...
After Hurricane Ridge, we went to Lake Crescent, where we took a hike to Marymere Falls.
students.washington.edu /sarahj4/Olympics.htm   (110 words)

 Olympic National Forest - Olympia, WA, 98512-5623 - Citysearch
Olympic National Forest - Olympia, WA, 98512-5623 - Citysearch
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national.citysearch.com /profile/10882382   (81 words)

 Olympic National Forest
Visit the official site of the Olympic National Forest for more information.
Part of an emerald paradise, this forest is on the Olympic Peninsula, a unique geographic province consisting of temperate rain forest, mountain terrain, lowland lakes, cascading rivers, and saltwater beaches.
Home : Get Trip Ideas : USDA Forest...
www.byways.org /browse/byways/2227/places/55752   (105 words)

 Olympic National Forest
This is from our trip to the Olympic National Forest Summer of 2000
Cape Flattery - The northwest tip of Washington
home.comcast.net /~d.mayzak/olympic.html   (21 words)

 Find in a Library: Olympic National Forest and Olympic National Park
Find in a Library: Olympic National Forest and Olympic National Park
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
To find a library, type in a postal code, state, province, or country.
worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/f5ff3321e4f748b5a19afeb4da09e526.html   (40 words)

 OlympusNet - First Internet Service Provider for the Olympic Peninsula
OlympusNet, the first Internet Provider on the Olympic Peninsula, offers low-to-no spam with LoricaMail's DoubleVerify and email management for individuals and companies, IMAP, Virus Scanning, Firewalls, Nationwide Dialup, DSL with a fixed IP address, all located in a secure site with redundant fiber-optic connections, power and air conditioning.
OlympusNet - First Internet Service Provider for the Olympic Peninsula
www.olympus.net   (82 words)

 NBII - Pacific Northwest - Olympic National Forest
NBII - Pacific Northwest - Olympic National Forest
pnwin.nbii.gov /ForestPlans/Olympic   (48 words)

 Trail List - Olympic National Forest
Trail conditions, hiking trials, mountain biking trails, Pacific northwest hikes, wilderness, snowpack, volcano, flowers, day hikes, Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Gifford-Pinchot National Forest, Olympic National Forest.
www.localsnow.org /trailonc.htm   (26 words)

 Olympic National Park
Olympic National Park has often been referred to as three great parks rolled into one because of its rugged mountainous core, scenic ocean strip, and lush temperate rain forest.
The stall of Olympic National Park hopes you will have many opportunities to explore and enjoy the temperate rain forests and other very special places which together form Olympic National Park.
Most of the animal life in a temperate rain forest are ground dwelling and Olympic National Park contains no poisonous snakes.
www.sequim.com /park/climate.html   (26 words)

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