PORT ANGELES, WA--(Marketwired - May 6, 2013) - Now open for the season, Lake Crescent Lodge will stay open until January 1, 2014. The extended season comes at Olympic National Park's 75th Anniversary, with special events and promotions throughout the season at both Lake Crescent Lodge and Lake Quinault Lodge.
Built in 1916, Lake Crescent Lodge pre-dates the creation of Olympic National Park by more than two decades. Lake Quinault Lodge, built in 1926, is the only lodge located directly in the Quinault rain forest. Both lodges hosted Franklin Delano Roosevelt during his visit in 1937. A year later, Roosevelt signed Olympic National Park into existence.
"The seventy-fifth anniversary is a great time to visit Olympic National Park and Forest," says David Sloma, Vice President of Operations for ARAMARK Parks and Destinations. "Lake Crescent Lodge's extended season and the Heritage Package will give guests more opportunity to experience all the park has to offer."
The Heritage Package includes three nights at either or both of these charming and historic properties for $399 with $40 daily resort credit. The package can be booked at www.OlympicNationalParks.com with the promo code HERITAGE or by calling (888) 896-3818. Guests who wish to stay at both lodges must call for reservations.
More information on the 75th Anniversary and special events at Lake Crescent Lodge and other Olympic National Park and Forest locations can be found at http://www.olympicnationalparks.com/75anniversary.aspx. Information on events will be added throughout the season. For latest updates, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @travelARAMARK.
Lake Crescent Lodge is managed by ARAMARK Parks and Destinations and is authorized by the National Park Service and the Department of the Interior to serve the public within Olympic National Park. Prices are approved by the National Park Service.
Lake Quinault Lodge, managed by ARAMARK, operates under special permit by U.S. Forest Service in Olympic National Forest. Working in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, ARAMARK strives to operate in a manner that protects and restores Olympic National Forest's natural, cultural and historical resources for the enjoyment, education and inspiration of future generations.
About Olympic National Park
Located on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state, Olympic National Park offers 922,651 acres of preserved coastal, mountain and rain forest terrain. It is the fifth most visited national park in the United States, drawing nearly three million visitors in 2011. It is located near Seattle, Wash. and Vancouver, British Columbia.
About ARAMARK Parks and Destinations
ARAMARK Parks and Destinations, a division of ARAMARK, delivers authentic and memorable experiences at national and state parks, national forests, specialty hotels, conference centers, museums and other tourist destinations throughout the United States. In partnership with its clients, ARAMARK Parks and Destinations seek to enhance the guest experience by offering industry-leading hospitality, environmental stewardship, recreational and interpretive programs. For more information, visit www.aramarkparksanddestinations.com
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