Forks

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A popular base for exploring the scenic Olympic Peninsula, this small town is also famous as the setting of the popular Twilight book series.

The small city of Forks provides a great starting point from which to explore Olympic National Park. Make the most of the great outdoors with easy access to hiking and sport-fishing facilities, get familiar with local history or track down the famous locales from the Twilight book series.

Once reliant on logging and the timber industry, Forks is today a popular recreation destination. It’s located between the Olympic Mountains and the beaches of the Pacific Ocean. More than 200 miles of rivers cross the area. It is the forks in those rivers that gave the town its name. Hike nearby trails through thick forest or rent a mountain bike and pedal full-speed down steep, twisting slopes.

Forks is home to a National Parks Service Recreation Information Center. Pay a visit to the center and collect any information you may need to plan your outdoor adventures, including trail recommendations, tide information and weather reports.

The town has been propelled into the spotlight in recent years thanks to the popular Twilight book series. Tour the key locations from the book or join the celebrations at the annual Stephenie Meyer Day/Bella’s Birthday Weekend, which takes place in September.

Take a break from the great outdoors and immerse yourself in local culture and history. Visit the Forks Timber Museum at the southern end of town and travel back in time to the 1870s to learn about the history of the local timber industry. The museum is housed in a building constructed in 1990 by students from Forks High School.

The Shay locomotive engine is another historical highlight. Located at the northern end of town, this steam locomotive was built in 1930 and stands as a monument to the local logging industry.

Forks is located about an hour’s drive from Port Angeles. Public transportation is available between the two cities.

Pacific Inn Motel
Pacific Inn Motel
2.5 out of 5
352 South Forks Avenue, Forks, WA
The price is £81 per night from 28 Jan to 29 Jan
Located in the heart of Forks, this motel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Forks Community Hospital and Forks Timber Museum. Olympic National Forest and Bogachiel ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (741 reviews)
"The woman working at the front desk was so kind and friendly, and she gave us a DVD player and every dvd of twilight! The room was really clean and comfortable too. It was a super enjoyable stay."

Reviewed on 24 Jan 2022

Pacific Inn Motel
Kalaloch Lodge
Kalaloch Lodge
3 out of 5
157151 Highway 101, Forks, WA
The price is £145 per night from 7 Feb to 8 Feb
Offering direct access to the beach, this Forks lodge is in a national park, 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Kalaloch Public Beach, and 12.5 mi (20.2 km) from Olympic National ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (300 reviews)
"The Lodge is located overlooking a beautiful beach adjacent to an old growth forest. For a nature lover this is paradise."

Reviewed on 24 Jan 2022

Kalaloch Lodge
The Forks Motel
The Forks Motel
2.5 out of 5
351 S. Forks Ave, Forks, WA
The price is £81 per night from 5 Feb to 6 Feb
Situated in Forks, this motel is 1 mi (1.5 km) from Forks Timber Museum, and within 32 mi (52 km) of Rialto Beach and Lake Crescent. Kalaloch Public Beach is ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (993 reviews)
"Nice decor with warm colors."

Reviewed on 21 Jan 2022

The Forks Motel
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Lady (ROOM ONLY)- Rustic & Tranquil Lodge Room at the Manitou Lodge
Lady (ROOM ONLY)- Rustic & Tranquil Lodge Room at the Manitou Lodge
Kilmer Road 813, Forks, WA
The price is £140 per night from 28 Jan to 29 Jan
Situated in Forks, this cabin is within 9 miles (15 km) of Rialto Beach, Second Beach and Second Beach Trail. First Beach and Forks Community Hospital are also ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Lodge Stay
"We had a great stay at Manitou Lodge! The room was so cozy with a cabin feel. Would stay again!"

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2021

Lady (ROOM ONLY)- Rustic & Tranquil Lodge Room at the Manitou Lodge
Olympic Rain Forest & Beaches- adventures and memories to last a lifetime!
Olympic Rain Forest & Beaches- adventures and memories to last a lifetime!
222 G and L Shake Rd, Forks, WA
This family-friendly Forks holiday home is located in a rural location, 9.2 mi (14.8 km) from Kalaloch Public Beach, and within 20 mi (32 km) of Bogachiel State ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (71 reviews)
Very Nice House near Forks/Olympic National Park
"Very nice, clean and fully equipped house located about 20 miles south of Forks. Olympic National Park areas easily accessible. Hope, the property owner, sent out detailed check in procedures, provided her contact number, and info about the area several weeks prior to our check in. Would definitely ..."

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2022

Olympic Rain Forest & Beaches- adventures and memories to last a lifetime!
Private,Quiet,cabin,on 27 acres,w/ trails. near the Hoh Rain Forest Nat' l Park.
Private,Quiet,cabin,on 27 acres,w/ trails. near the Hoh Rain Forest Nat' l Park.
Near Hwy 101, Forks, WA
Located in a rural location, this family-friendly cabin is 7.3 mi (11.8 km) from Olympic National Forest and 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from Bogachiel State Park. Forks ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (205 reviews)
Birthday getaway
"Nice little cabin in the woods very secluded and private with plenty of room to run around close to beaches and trails I would highly recommend it"

Reviewed on 21 Jan 2022

Private,Quiet,cabin,on 27 acres,w/ trails. near the Hoh Rain Forest Nat' l Park.
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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