Why should I visit Forks?
Forks is a small town that honors its historical roots, while also welcoming the new Twilight crowd.
Where is Forks, WA?
Forks is located on the east side of the Olympic Peninsula, on the Olympic Highway, WA-101.
What sort of Services and Amenities does Forks offer?
Forks is a small town that features a number of small inns, motels, and B&Bs. The town features basic grocery and hardware stores, but is not a shopping metropolis.
What can I do or see in Forks?
Get Your Twilight On!
Forks has definitely taken advantage of the curiosity and excitement that Stephanie Meyer’s book series has created. There are attractions around the town that have been made to look like locations in the books, which can be found with maps provided by the Forks Chamber of Commerce. Dazzled by Twilight is a store that sells Twilight related products. September 13th is Stephanie Meyer Day, when fans from around the world flock to Forks to take part in Twilight related activities.
Forks Timber Museum
This small museum highlights the history that the lumber industry on the Olympic Peninsula. Exhibits include various lumberjack tools and technologies, a lumberjack bunkhouse, and a fire lookout tower.
- Location: 1421 South Forks Avenue Forks, WA 98331. This museum is located on Olympic Highway, WA-101.
- Season/Hours: Open year round, hours vary by season.
- Phone: (360) 374-9663
Called “Steelhead Heaven,” Forks has many local rivers and streams that are seasonally filled some of Washington state’s biggest Steelhead trout.