More About Hoh Rain Forest, Washington
Hoh rainforest, Washington
The Hoh Rainforest is one of the largest temperate rainforests in U.S. It is located on the Olympic Peninsula in western Washington State, USA.
Every year Hoh Rain Forest gets an average of 12 feet of rain. And fog and mist contribute the equivalent of another 30 inches of rain, resulting in the richness of natural life including massive conifers, 130+ species of mosses, ferns and lichens.
For 1000 years, this forest has managed an unchanged unique ecosystem. Sitka Spruce and Western Hemlock are the common types of trees grown in the Hoh rain forest. These trees can reach over 300 feet high and 7 feet in diameter. Even some of the trees are 1000 years old.