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sol duc rainforest retreat

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· Port Angeles, Washington
9 acres
4 sites
2 RV/Tent
2 Tent
Stay at our private piece of rain forest paradise. This property was a home stead 100 years ago when they were still logging spruce for the World War 1 war effort. Our 9 acres of forest is adjacent to the Olympic national park and the Olympic discovery trail. Camp next to Lake Crescent and the Sol Duc river/ hot springs, immersed in the Olympic rain forest, next to a bubbling creek. There is hiking , biking and boating in all directions. Each camp is semi secluded, surrounded in ferns and old growth trees.  With many trails that loop around and BBQ faculty's its a great spot to chill and cook or explore the forests thousands of ferns and bubbling brooks . Located a mile and a half from Lake Crescent, adjacent to the Olympic Discovery Trail and the Olympic National Park, our property is a perfect gathering point to explore the possibilities of the peninsula. You would think you're in the park. It's a perfect gathering point to explore the possibilities of the peninsula. 
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Port Angeles, Washington, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Logan M.Joined in February 2019
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312 ratings · 239 reviews
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Jake M.recommends
October 31, 2022
5b
Great spot! Easy to find, excellent location and the campsites were relatively private and quiet, spacious and the setting is beautiful!
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Barbara J.recommends
October 21, 2022
3b
A great escape
We had the entire place practically to ourselves. Very special place! The outdoor kitchen was a highlight. We made great use of it. We had everything we needed! Definitely plan to come back!
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Neeshu K.recommends
October 21, 2022
3b
Everything
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Kristen J.recommends
October 18, 2022
1b
I spent a night with my kids at site 1B and it was great. We decided to make the trip at the last minute, so couldn't reserve a spot at Sol Duc Campground within the park, but this ended up being much better! My kids loved exploring and discovering all of the wood gnomes and mushrooms, and I appreciated the common kitchen and bathrooms. Site 1B feels a bit removed from the other sites, which we enjoyed, especially since you can still park nearby. We're all hoping we have a reason to return.
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Vanessa B.
October 17, 2022
4b
Electricty isnt on the actual site
My only 2 issues is... 1) it says electricity as if it were on my campsite (4b) 2) the scunched little spot I had. 1) really upset with the description that led me to believe I'd have electricity on my site. We aren't big into peopling. So having to use the electricity at the communial area was dumb! It was only needed for our pressure cooker 🤷🏽‍♀️. 2) My site seemed to be super tiny compared to mostly all other sites which did have electricity on site or close enough to plug in an extension cord. A small platform which barley fit my tent. We had to get creative with our "porch" as it didn't fit that section of our tent. Hard to get in and out of our vehicle with the trees & roots on both sides of the parking space. Small gathering area already cluttered with metal folding seats, picnic table and another wooden bench he made. All beside the tire rim fire pit. But other than all and any of that. The retreat itself is very beautiful and serene. A cute creek runs thru and the trails are pretty cool. I enjoyed all the carved out forest gnomes and mushrooms everywhere. Especially love the mushroom benches! There is plenty to do (ping pong & games) 2 communal kitchens and one make your own coffee stand, 3 bathrooms a porta potty at the front and a shower with hot water. I recommend site 5 & 9 lots of space and very well accomodated. Each site seemed to have a huge stump used to chop wood or whatever.
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Tessa P.doesn't recommend
October 7, 2022
3b
Road noise, but nice amenities
The amenities were nice. I am not sure if the campsite is worth the price due to road noise. To put it plainly, one might as well park at any random pull-off along hwy 101, bushwhack a quarter mile off road and set up camp. Save $40.
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Felicia K.recommends
October 2, 2022
4b
Cozy camping at 4B
We had an amazing time staying in this forest getaway filled with wood carved mushrooms and gnomes. It had plumped-in toilets, showers and a kitchenette area with a stove and pots and pans if you need a place to prep a meal. We stayed in 4B with our van but there is a tent platform for those who need it. I will say 4B doesn’t have a lot of space and has zero privacy since it is right next to the road (shared with other campers not HWY 101, although that’s close too). The other ones looked more tucked in and cozy, so if that’s your preference, I would choose that! (5 next door has a huge area and a pond!)
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Grace W.recommends
October 1, 2022
3b
Best campground ever
This is such an amazing campground, I’ve been here twice now and I would love to come back again. The twinkly lights and the little carved wood mushrooms and gnomes are so cute, the campground is not too big but you don’t feel like you’re on top of anyone the sites are all quite private. The grounds are absolutely beautiful you’re just on the edge of Olympic National Park… but you can have your dog here with you which is awesome! The platform for the tent is great. I love that there are a couple of kitchens where you can prep and make food, there is a wash station too. Clean facilities, the bathrooms are nice. This time around it was much quieter but when I was there in the summer it was amazing Logan had the hot tub going that’s fueled by a wood burning stove, plus he had the pizza oven fired up. This is a fantastic place to have large group camping trips like with friends or family. But it’s also great for just a getaway along or with a couple people. The Olympic discovery trail is right there near campground too. I would say this is the best campground I’ve ever seen. I love it so much. I can’t wait to return next summer. Logan is very quick to respond and helpful when we communicated during our time there.
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Gaby K.recommends
September 29, 2022
4b
Camping with Gnomes!
This site was adorable! Perfect for exploring Sol Duc falls and Olympic National Park. All the amenities were amazing and the little details were perfect.
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Jamie C.recommends
September 24, 2022
1b
Beautiful campsite ! Loved all the amenities available while still able to remain remote
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Sue L.recommends
September 21, 2022
5b
Lovely land, sweet little buildings and kitchen area. As others mention, some sites are close to 101 so daytime sounds of traffic and logging trucks.
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Alexander F.recommends
September 19, 2022
3b
Great camping in Olympic Rainforest
Great facilities that offered multiple cook sites and clean restrooms with shower available. Super close to Lake Crescent.
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Andrew T.recommends
September 19, 2022
1b
Great base camp to Sol Duc
The location of this camp site is great. Situated right outside the Sol Duc entrance, this made a great base camp for our hike to the Seven Lakes Basin. The campsite was easy to access, and the instructions were clear. I was worried that 1B may not be big enough, but two small tents fit fine on the wooden platform at the camp site. The platform worked great and provided a smooth surface for a good night's sleep. There was also a very efficient metal fire pit, chairs and a picnic table. Watch out for racoon! Make sure you put all food and anything with a scent in your car at night.
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Trine R.recommends
September 16, 2022
4b
This hipcamp is truly a fun experience. The love and care for the place truly shows and I already recommend this camp to a friend!!!
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April M.
September 15, 2022
3b
Great but relaxation is relative
Overall great experience and amenities. You could pack light and be okay with all that Logan provides: cooking and cleaning supplies, hot shower, fire wood.. The only thing disappointing was not Logan’s fault but something to be aware.. it’s not as peaceful of a stay. My second night here, an inconsiderate group blasted music from both common areas and their tent area past midnight. Idk if that is encouraged because the speakers were provided by Logan at the site so I may need to manage my expectation.. but it was definitely not a “retreat” with the loud music and hollering from 7pm to past midnight.
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Kory H.recommends
September 13, 2022
5b
Awesome spot off the ODT. Although we arrived after dark we had no trouble navigating the property to our campground. Would love to stay there again and maybe plan my trip a bit better to have more relaxing time there.
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Michal D.recommends
September 11, 2022
1b
Enchanting & charming with helpful amenities! I want to come back!
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Tauni H.
September 9, 2022
5b
The camp spot was absolutely beautiful ! Loved all the art, the scenery, the vibes were great. They even have platforms for your tents which i found really nice. Only thing that didn’t make this camp 5b 100% Amazing was the fact we were too close to a main road :( all through out the night we heard cars and semi trucks passing by… maybe pack earplugs if u get this spot!
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Jacklyn H.recommends
September 7, 2022
3b
Best campspot!
This campground was the best campground that I have ever stated at! What an amazing experience to have while in ONP and Paul the camp host was very accommodating and helpful. We had a full kitchen with so much space, and loved all of the unique sculptures around camp! Highly recommended and would 100% stay here again. We camped at 3B and loved the privacy of the space, there is a bit of a hill you have to walk up, but it wasn't too bad.
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Ali L.recommends
September 7, 2022
1b
Sol Duc Retreat
We had a great time camping at Sul Duc Retreat. The area is beautiful and the property has many great amenities. There are two cooking areas, one with a full stove and oven as well as many places to hang out. Our site, 1b, was the farthest from the kitchen areas, flush toilets and shower, but does have a port-a potty nearby. So keep that in mind if you choose 1b. The tent pad at the site was great! We enjoyed our stay and hope to be back in the future.
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Laura J.recommends
September 7, 2022
4b
I loved that the campsites were spaced out well, the unique decorations, and the accommodations (showers, sinks, etc). Thankyou for a wonderful experience!
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James W.recommends
September 6, 2022
4b
Love this place and that you can bring as much or as little in terms of supplies as you want. Everything you need is there already so you can pack light. Bring sleeping supplies and food and you're good.
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Karen T.recommends
September 5, 2022
1b
The tent site was nice and private. We really enjoyed using the outdoor kitchen facilities for cooking our dinners . It made a great base camp for hiking in Olympic NP
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Jennifer B.recommends
September 3, 2022
1b
These campgrounds are so awesome!! Our site (1b) was a little away from the main grounds but very private and right on the discovery trail which was super cool! If I come back I’m totally staying here!
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Lauren B.recommends
September 2, 2022
3b
A true gem
This place is great! My only regret is not staying longer. Highly recommend staying here if you are exploring Olympic. This place is more of an experience then just a place to stay. Such detail & thought must have gone into the design of this property. It’s quite magical. Has everything you need & more! Outdoor kitchens, games, showers, toilets & water available.
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Jacklyn H.recommends
September 1, 2022
3b
Awesome, magical camp!
This is a magical place!My friend and I had the best time, and loved campsite 3B for tent camping.The grounds had all of the amenities, and you can get lost just wandering around looking at the cool unique spaces.Out camphor’s Paul was awesome and very helpful!We would 100% come back and recommend this to anyone looking to have a fun unique camp experience.
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Janell D.recommends
August 30, 2022
3b
Plan to return
Overall the campground has nice amenities and the charming forest carvings add enchantment to the experience. Super cute! We enjoyed our stay and would like to return, but will next time look for a larger site. 3b was quite private, but a bit smaller and further from our gear cache (parked vehicle) than ideal for us. But other sites have immediate parking and larger spaces so it’s all dependent on what site you choose. My son loved the communal game room and forest paths. We enjoyed the kitchen access, available firewood, potable water, and nice clean bathrooms. This campground is really special!
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Kaylan P.recommends
August 30, 2022
3b
Perfect set up
Beautiful campsite. Has 2 kitchens, stove tops, tea boilers, clean drinkable water, friendly host and guests. Perfect location across from sol duc trails. Campsites were large with a table/chairs and campfire. Wooden decks made it easy for setting up the tent. Shower was hot, restrooms were clean. More than enough amenities. Quiet, peaceful and dark to sleep. Things to note: there is only 1 shower that I saw for the campground, but I never faced waiting in line. It was always available when I got there. Also the shower itself is fine. There is this wooden board that blocks the water from leaving, that would be my only recommendation to change up, for physical appearance. But everything is functioning and I loved my stay. They even had games to play throughout the site. I would definitely stay again and plan on it,
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Kira F.recommends
August 30, 2022
4b
Camping with first time campers
This was the best camping experience I have ever had! The campsite feels like a place outside of time. Logan was super helpful and even provided an extra tent and helped us set it up (we arrived in the dark). He has clean showers with towels and toiletries provided, as well as a clean bathroom, several kitchen and game areas, and potable water. Honestly I can’t say enough good things. I can’t wait to bring my whole family back!
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Peter B.recommends
August 30, 2022
4b
More of a retreat than a campground
Place is really impressive. Near the highway, so there is a bit of unavoidable road noise, but the camp lots are spaced out nicely for privacy. Bathrooms are clean with flushing toilets and showers. Outdoor kitchen is stocked! Feels more of a retreat than a campground. Look forward to visiting again!
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