Day 51: Olympic NP, Deer Ridge

Tuesday, July 16, 2013. Port Angeles/Sequim KOA, Sequim, WA. Elevation: 36 feet. Low: 56 High: 67.

After doing chores in the morning, we headed out to Deer Ridge with a picnic lunch. We took Forest Service road 5865 to Rain Shadow Trail. We had our picnic at the campground there and had a brief glimpse of two Rufous Hummingbirds, flitting from branch to branch. We continued on a steep, curvy gravel road with steep drop offs along the edge of the road. We had a wonderful walk on the trail and saw great scenery and lots of wildflowers on Deer Ridge.

About Holly Ritger

I am retired, enjoying being a grandmother, traveling to National Parks and other interesting places in our RV with my husband of 43 years, and visiting with friends and family. Hobbies: photography, learning about wildflowers and birds, and trees, and reading from my kindle.
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2 Responses to Day 51: Olympic NP, Deer Ridge

  1. Your wildflower photos are beautiful! You are so good at identifying what they are. Enjoying your blog.

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    • Holly Ritger says:

      Thanks Beth… we are so lucky to visit these parks at the right time of year! I have never seen such beautiful mixes of colors and wildflowers before!

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