Olympic NP WA 2011


Lake Crescent, Olympic Nat'l Park, WA June 18, 2011<br />Fran.... we walked a very nice trall along the shore here.Lake Crescent, Olympic Nat'l Park, WA June 18, 2011<br />Often found interesting fungi on the trees in the rain forest regions,Lake Crescent, Olympic Nat'l Park, WA June 18, 2011<br />Long ago harvested trees are often seen where younger trees are now growing. Lake Crescent, Olympic Nat'l Park, WA June 18, 2011<br />We caled him "slug"Lake Crescent, Olympic Nat'l Park, WA June 18, 2011<br />This civilized trail had interpreter signs along the way.Fran at Ruby Beach, Olympic Nat'l Pak, WA June 18, 2011Ruby Beach, Olympic Nat'l Pak, WA June 18, 2011<br />The fresh water lagoon is full this season. Ruby Beach, Olympic Nat'l Pak, WA June 18, 2011<br />Many visitors walk this popular beach.Ruby Beach, Olympic Nat'l Pak, WA June 18, 2011<br />A peek-a-boo view.Ruby Beach, Olympic Nat'l Pak, WA June 18, 2011<br />Fran cavorts...Ruby Beach, Olympic Nat'l Pak, WA June 18, 2011<br />An interesting beach to walk. Ruby Beach, Olympic Nat'l Pak, WA June 18, 2011<br />Looking south, people eveywhere!Ruby Beach, Olympic Nat'l Pak, WA June 18, 2011<br />Fran goes exploring.Ruby Beach, Olympic Nat'l Pak, WA June 18, 2011<br />More exposed rocks to explore.Ruby Beach, Olympic Nat'l Pak, WA June 18, 2011<br />She makes it look easy..... Ruby Beach, Olympic Nat'l Pak, WA June 18, 2011<br />The natural beauty makes this beach quite popular.Ruby Beach, Olympic Nat'l Pak, WA June 18, 2011<br />Looking for an easy route to the top....Ruby Beach, Olympic Nat'l Pak, WA June 18, 2011<br />Made it!Ruby Beach, Olympic Nat'l Pak, WA June 18, 2011<br />Salal is a common northwest plant. Ruby Beach, Olympic Nat'l Pak, WA June 18, 2011<br />Cow Parsnip?Ruby Beach, Olympic Nat'l Pak, WA June 18, 2011<br />A parting view of Ruby Beach.Bunch Falls, upper South Shore Road, along the Quinault River, Olympic Nat'l Park, WA June 18, 2011 This is quite a pretty stretch of cascades which you pass on the upper oart of the Lake Quinault South Shore road, not far from the the bridge which joins the North Shore road.Bunch Falls, upper South Shore Road, along the Quinault River, Olympic Nat'l Park, WA June 18, 2011 It really is this pretty..... Bunch Falls, upper South Shore Road, along the Quinault River, Olympic Nat'l Park, WA June 18, 2011 Another view....Bunch Falls, upper South Shore Road, along the Quinault River, Olympic Nat'l Park, WA June 18, 2011 This may be Oxalis corniculata L. - creeping woodsorrel, seen near the falls.Bunch Falls, upper South Shore Road, along the Quinault River, Olympic Nat'l Park, WA June 18, 2011 The outflow from the falls joins the Quinault River nearby.

These are images by Ron Black using his HS10 Fuji "Bridge" camera.   This is a light easy to carry camera with a very wide range zoom lens, convenient to have along on a long hike.

These walks were along a stretch of the Crescent Lake, and Ruby Beach, plus the Bunch Falls near Quinault Lake, in portions of the Olympic Nat'l Park, WA, in June of 2011.

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