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This important Olympic Peninsula logging community takes its name from the forks of the three nearby rivers: the Bogachiel, Calawah and Soleduck.

The westernmost city in the contiguous United States, Forks began in the late 1870's as an agricultural community, commercial logging following a decade later.

In addition to providing the town's name, area rivers support spectacular runs of steelhead trout during the summer and winter. Other recreation opportunities include hunting, fishing, and hiking.

Sparkling lakes, ocean beaches, rain forests, mountain glaciers and rushing rivers are all in close proximity.


Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns Huckleberry Lodge | Miller Tree Inn Bed and Breakfast |
History Forks Timber Museum |
Motels, Hotels, and Resorts Manitou Lodge |
Shopping Kerosene Lamp Antiques |

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12/17 Coming to The area
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival Hoquiam WA April26-28 Witness the migrating shorebirds at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge and other birding hotspots in Grays Harbor County.
Northwest Garlic Festival Ocean Park WA June15-16 In the land of clams, crab and oysters what are folks looking forward to in June? Garlic, and plenty of it!
Chief Seattle Days Suquamish WA August16-19 The Coastal Jam, a Pow Wow with competition dancing and drumming, a parade, Fun Runs, craft and food vendor booths, and the Chief Seatle Days Youth Royalty Pageant.