<p><br> Moss-draped trees, shrubs, and ferns adorn the Hoh River Valley, a temperate <a href="http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/photos/rainforests-tropical">rain forest</a> in Washington State's <a href="http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/national-parks/olympic-national-park/">Olympic National Park</a>. Its trees include big leaf maples, western hemlock, and Sitka spruce.</p>

Hoh River Valley Rain Forest


Moss-draped trees, shrubs, and ferns adorn the Hoh River Valley, a temperate rain forest in Washington State's Olympic National Park. Its trees include big leaf maples, western hemlock, and Sitka spruce.

Photograph by Sarah Leen, Nat Geo Image Collection

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