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August 14, 2013 in Outdoors

Olympic National Park on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula includes 922,651 acres of glaciated mountains, rain forests and ocean beaches. In 1988, Congress designated 95 percent of the park as wilderness, including 73 miles of wilderness coast. The park includes 611 miles of trails, more than 3,000 miles of rivers and streams and 60 named glaciers.

August 11, 2013 in Outdoors

The sun sets along Rialto Beach, part of Olympic National Park. This beach is about a 30-minute drive north of La Push.

ABOVE: Petroglyphs at a wilderness beach in Olympic National Park. FAR LEFT: A backcountry landscape in ONP. CENTER: Avalanche lilies and the Olympic Mountains in ONP.

Associated Press photo

This photo, taken Aug. 21, 2009, shows fog sitting in a valley near Olympic National Park’s High Divide Trail.