Forks, Washington is located in the Olympic Peninsula close to Olympic National Park and situated between the Olympic mountains and the Pacific Ocean beaches offering many scenic attractions and countless activities.
With over 200 miles of rivers, Forks is a popular fishing destination for steelhead and salmon. Local guides are available as well as outfitters. Please click on our activities page for more details.
Formerly a logging town, Forks is now better known as home of the "Twilight" series. For more details about Twilight attractions contact the Forks Chamber of Commerce or visit the attractions page for more information.
Another unique attraction include One Square Inch of Silence located in the Hoh Rain Forest about three miles from the visitor center above Tom Creek Meadows. Hikers can send silent messages by placing note in the "Jar of Quiet Thoughts" next to the small red stone on top of a moss covered log. The stone marks the exact spot for one square inch of silence.
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Twilight Tours: An Illustrated Guide to the Real Forks by George Beahm, Mike Gurling, and Tim Kirk. This book is a photographic guide to this mystical place. The pictures range from moody scenic shots of the rain forest and nearby tribal lands described in the four novels to the actual high school, police station, saltwater beach, and a certain vintage red pickup truck. Order now...
Olympic National Park Pocket Guide by Levi Novey. This information-packed, fully portable book highlights key outdoor activities, flora, fauna, and history. Useful travel information to help you navigate areas in and outside the park. Order now...
Olympic Mountains. by Jefferson County Historical Society. The Park was created to protect the the Olympic Mountains. To further protect this remnant of wild America, Congress designated 95 percent of the park as the Olympic Wilderness. Today it is recognized as a United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site. Order now...
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