ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel
  • »
  • Travel and Places»
  • Visiting North America»
  • United States

Top 4 Twilight Things to Do in Forks, Washington

Updated on April 16, 2012
Forks, Washington does actually exist.
Forks, Washington does actually exist. | Source

The tiny town, Forks Washington, with a population of 3,532 sits between the Pacific Ocean and Olympia National Park. Originally a logging destination, Forks began to experience a decline until a little know book named “Twilight” came out. Stephanie Meyers, the author of the book, chose Forks as the destination for her popular young adult series because it's known as one of the rainiest places in the U.S. Not only does Forks, Washington have rain but it offers small town charm, scenic beauty and plenty of things to do at the nearby Indian reservation, La Push.


Source

Twilight Tours


Take a driving tour of the town to see familiar "Twilight" locations including the Cullen House, the community hospital where Dr. Cullen worked, Forks High School, Forks police station and Charlie's house. You will see that a couple of the homes, not just the one on the map, look similar to where Bella Swan lived with her dad, the chief of police, Charlie Swan. Visit the Forks Chamber of Commerce website to see the route in its entirety and to find out other important information relating to “Twilight."

Source

La Push


Visit nearby La Push Indian reservation to see the beach firsthand where Bella Swan and Jacob Black hung out in the fictional “Twilight” book. La Push sits at the mouth of the Quillayute River and is surrounded by the Olympic National Park. Not only can you visit the beach, you can also take guided tours of the nearby Olympic National Park. The fishermen in your group will enjoy fishing opportunities offered at La Push such as catching Silver salmon and Chinook fish.

Stephanie Meyer Day


Celebrate “Stephanie Meyer day” on September 13th of every year in Forks. The town decided to appoint a special day to celebrate author Stephanie Meyer and all things related to “Twilight.” Fork's tried to hold the event on Meyer's birthday but because the day she was born is December 24th, people thought it would work out better to switch the real day over to Bella Swan's birthday.

Source

Hoh Rain Forest


Discover the wild beauty of the Hoh Rain Forest at the Olympic National Park where you can view everything from towering trees to unique rock formations to wild animals. Guided tours are available through La Push or you can take your own routes that lead to the Hoh Rain Forest visitor's center. The hiking trails vary in length from a less than one mile paved path to 18 miles of rigorous terrain. The 18 mile Hoh river trail leads to Blue Glacier and crosses over Hoh river. Plan to get rural camping permits if you decided you want to attempt the Hoh river trail. Camping facilities are available for those interested in longer stays that include restrooms, a picnic area, animal-proof food lockers and RV dump stations. Eighty eight sites are on hand for campers including RV setups,tents and one handicap accessible site.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)