Montesano WA hotels. Look for your hotels in Montesano Washington USA. Washington national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions. Vacation and travel suggestions by Camelopard. Washington myths, folklore, hauntings, monsters, legends and ghosts.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Montesano Washington hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Mandarin Oriental Macau, the Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa, the Savoy Hotel in London, the Hotel Icon in Hong Kong, the Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi and the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Myths, Legends, Scary Stories, Monsters, Ghosts and Folklore in Washington
Paranormal phenomena at the historic Paradise Inn on the slopes of Mount Rainier; the sasquatch or bigfoot, still managing to elude the cryptozoologists; the spirits of a child and a Native American woman who haunt Pike Place Market in Seattle; a phantom janitor that roams the Bush House Inn in Index; the Prohibition era celebration that may still be heard in the Hotel Andra (once the Claremont) in Seattle; ghosts including Kate, an amiable suicide who sings in a bathroom in Manresa Castle hotel, Port Townsend; the carnivorous reptilian monster that inhabits Rock Lake; Willatuk, the Seattle Sea Serpent; and unexplained phenomena at the Double Tree Hotel in Spokane, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Washington.
The weird tree octopus, of Olympic National Park, that survives because the climate of Washington state is so wet; the Pink Lady of the Central Tavern, Kirkland, a spirit but not a gin cocktail (ye olde jokes are ye beste); paranormal phenomena at the pier of the Steilacoom–Anderson Island Ferry in Steilacoom, including a spectre that changes from a little girl to an old woman, as well as the sound of a ghostly train; the many ghosts of the Oxford Saloon in Snohomish, including the spirits of "working girls" and a murdered policeman; Native American "wish bone" sticks and strange phenomena at Thornewood Castle, a five hundred year old Tudor castle transported brick by brick from England to Lakewood, where it is now a fine hotel with a history of its own; weird phenomena, including the spectre of a woman, in the Sorrento Hotel, Seattle; the batsquatch of Mount Saint Helens, that makes sasquatch seem mundane; Cadborosaurus, the sea monster of Cadboro Bay; the mysterious Mima Mounds; and the ghosts of a man, a woman and two children at the Mirabeau Park Hotel in Spokane Valley, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Washington.
State Forests, State Parks, National Parks, Nature Reserves, National Forests and Refuges in Washington
Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest with its glacial scenery; Toppenish National Wildlife Refuge; Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge; Cape Disappointment State Park with fine coastal scenery, the historic Cape Disappointment Lighthouse and, in season, sightings of Pacific gray whales; Colville National Forest with grizzly bears, bighorn sheep, caribou, mountain lions and other wildlife; Quillayute Needles National Wildlife Refuge; Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park; McNary National Wildlife Refuge; Julia Butler Hansen Refuge for the Columbian White-Tailed Deer; Olympic National Forest; Flaming Geyser State Park where Chinook salmon are caught in the Green River; Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge with wildlife such as moose, elk and black bears; Protection Island National Wildlife Refuge; Willapa National Wildlife Refuge with black bears, Roosevelt elk and other animals; Discovery Park on Puget Sound, Seattle, small but with sightings of wildlife such as sea lions, bears and even mountain lions as well as being home to the West Point Lighthouse; Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge; Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge; Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge; Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge; Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary; Flattery Rocks National Wildlife Refuge; Columbia National Wildlife Refuge; Copalis National Wildlife Refuge; Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge; North Cascades National Park with amazing mountain scenery and wildlife such as wolverines, grizzly bears, lynx and gray wolves; part of the Idaho Panhandle National Forests with animals such as wolves, wolverines, moose and grizzly bears; Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge; Okanogan and Wenatchee National Forests; Umatilla National Forest in the Blue Mountains, extending into Oregon and with animals such as mountain lions (cougars), Shiras' moose, Rocky Mountain elk, bighorn sheep, deer, gray wolves and Merriam's turkeys; Pierce National Wildlife Refuge; San Juan Islands National Wildlife Refuge, where, from mid-spring to mid-autumn, pods of killer whales (orcas) may be seen; Sacajawea State Park, named after the Native American woman who guided the Lewis and Clark expedition; Franz Lake National Wildlife Refuge; Umatilla National Wildlife Refuge which extends into Oregon; Olympic National Park with its many glaciers, Sol Duc hot springs, Marymere Falls, Hoh rain forest and wildlife such as bears, mountain lions (cougars) and huge elk (wapiti); and Mount Rainier National Park with wildlife such as black bears, Columbian black-tailed deer, elk and mountain goats, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Washington.
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