Warmer temperatures, stunningly green plants and trees and the most beautiful time of year in the rain forest all represent Springtime on the Olympic Peninsula. Lake Quinault Lodge celebrates this fantastic time of year with special rates, numerous events and activities that will continue throughout the summer. All events are open to the public and may require reservations. For more information visit, olympicnationalparks.com or call (800) 562-6672.
April 19, 9 a.m – 4 p.m.: Earth Day Volunteer Vacation
Lake Quinault Lodge, National Park Service and Home Depot of Aberdeen are inviting the public to help celebrate Earth Day by volunteering their time to improve and preserve the Maple Glade Trail and Kestner Homestead on the North shore of the lake. Volunteers will lop brush, clean foot-bridges and work on the historic Kestner Homestead. All ages are welcome, lunch and tools will be provided. Volunteers are asked to bring work gloves, work shoes/boots, rain gear, camera and a great attitude! Special room rates are available or free campsite for volunteers. Contact Sandra Miller, [email protected].
April 20, 10 a.m.: Easter Brunch, Egg Coloring and Egg Hunt
Enjoy Easter Sunday Brunch in the Roosevelt Dining Room. Offerings include dishes such as Breakfast Casserole, Chicken Boursin, Mushroom and Spinach Fritatta, Sweet Potato Hash, a variety of pastries and more.
In addition, at 10 a.m. the Easter Bunny will be helping kids color eggs to take home and gear up for the annual Easter Egg Hunt that begins at noon. One area will be for ages 5 and under while another for ages 6 to 12 years. There will be one Golden Egg for each group and the kid that finds it will win an Easter basket full of goodies, presented by the Easter Bunny himself.
May 11, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Mother’s Day Brunch
Treat Mom to delicious Pacific Northwest cuisine in the Roosevelt Dining Room as she admires the panoramic views of the mountains and lake. Mom’s can also take a free rainforest tour beginning at 9:30 a.m. ($33 value).
June 13-15, 5-9 p.m. Father’s Day Beer Fest
Each night the weekend of Father’s Day, Dads will be treated to outstanding cuisine in the Roosevelt Dining room. The menu includes such dad favorites as the lodge burger and a 16oz ribeye steak.