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Picture of a lush rain forest in Olympic National Park
March 21, 2022

Among the Trees

A lush forest engulfs Sam's River Loop Trail in Olympic National Park, Washington. This photo appeared among other vibrant landscape photos in a July 2004 story about the national park, which features a rain forest thought to be the wettest place in the continental U.S.
Photograph by Melissa Farlow, Nat Geo Image Collection

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