One Of Washington State's Lakes Is The Bluest With The Weirdest Name

What's in a name? One of the bluest lakes in Washington State is named after a fiery hellspawn and it doesn't make sense where such a beautiful place got such a devilish name.

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A Cool Abandoned Railroad Tunnel Leads To The Popular Swimming Hole

Washington State is home to some fantastic lakes and Lake Crescent is one of the most beautiful blue lakes in the Olympic National Park.

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What's really fascinating is Lake Crescent is home to a famous swimming hole with a very unusual name.

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Olympic National Park Lake Crescent's Waters Are Bright Blue And Beautiful

Devil's Punchbowl looks nothing like its supposed name. Devil's Punchbowl is a popular swimming and diving hole in Olympic National Park at Lake Crescent.

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The cool thing is the 2.5-mile hike from the Spruce Railroad Trail near Joyce Washington will take you through an abandoned railroad tunnel and down to the popular swimming hole.

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There are several videos below showing how amazingly blue the water is at Devil's Punch Bowl. It doesn't make sense that something so beautiful has the nickname of the devil and I did try and discover the meaning of its origin. I came up short so I think the mystery of the Devil's Punch Bowl will have to wait for another day.

I will say taking a trip to see this amazing lake would be worth it.

The National Park Service has so many more details to discover about Lake Crescent and The Devil's Punch Bowl. If you want to plan a trip or learn more about this magnificent lake, click here for more details.

Discover Sensational Serenity at This Awe-Inspiring Cabin at Big Lake.

It doesn't matter what season, this stunning property in Big Lake, WA has it all. This 6-acre sprawl is private, yet convenient to I-5. The tulip fields in Mount Vernon aren't far.

The grounds are landscaped and include a turquoise half-acre pond. There are horseshoes and cornhole for fun or sit by the fire pit. In the summer, feel free to swim. And there's a stand-up paddle board for guests. Finish your day with some time in the hot tub.

It's the perfect getaway for small families or a romantic weekend. Most guests return to begin an annual tradition for birthdays, anniversaries, and other special occasions.

Brundage Bungalows Is A Perfect Escape From The Tri-Cities

Looking for a great escape, check out Brundage Bungalows near McCall Idaho.