Saturday, as I returned to Port Angeles from my trek out to Cape Flattery, I passed through this section of Highway 101 again. There is a long stretch of the highway which is sandwiched between the north perimeter of Olympic National Park and the southern shore of Lake Crescent, a huge, deep lake west of Port Angeles. I didn’t stop to take any pictures on Friday because smoke from various wildfires had reduced the visibility of the far off mountains but the scene was much better on Saturday so I made a few stops.
And like the Sol Duc River which I had seen up close on Friday, the water in this lake is incredibly clear:
The lake is so big it is impossible to capture it all in one shot from this close. Here is a two-shot panorama, looking left to right: