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Forks Travel Guide

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Welcome to Forks, WA!

Known as the heart of the Olympic Peninsula, Forks is a haven for nature lovers. Situated between the Olympic Mountains and the Pacific Ocean beaches, Forks offers many natural wonders such as breathtaking alpine meadows, a rainforest, more than 200 mi (322 km) of wild rivers and numerous beaches. The city got its name from the forks in nearby rivers. Forks is one of the most rainiest cities in the continental United States, however it remains a popular place for outdoor pursuits like sports fishing and hiking. The city is an ideal base camp for those wanting to visit nearby attractions like the Hoh Rainforest and Olympic National Park. The Forks Timber Museum offers a fascinating look into the past of area loggers and their tools of the trade, while the annual Old Fashioned Fourth of July festivities puts the city in a celebratory mood. Forks and nearby La Push have become well known, due to the popular teen book series, Twilight by author Stephanie Meyers. Both are featured prominently throughout the books.

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