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Beautuful

The walk down the trail is easy however to get on the beach you need to traverse driftwood logs... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JoAnn C
via mobile
PNW Finest

We are from Central California, so our beaches are white sand and warm... this was far different... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
teachergirl01
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Bakersfield, California
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Dramatic Pacific coast beach with a rugged shoreline.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea stacks” (142 reviews)
“tide pools” (118 reviews)
“low tide” (120 reviews)
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Olympic National Park, WA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The walk down the trail is easy however to get on the beach you need to traverse driftwood logs. With care it is doable. I have 2 bad knees and I was okay. The Beach and scenery are spectacular and should not be missed

Thank JoAnn C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are from Central California, so our beaches are white sand and warm... this was far different, but a beauty all its own. We visited in summer, so we were still playing in the sand at nearly 9:00 pm! A little windy and chilly, but...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach was on our list of places to go during our trip to WA. This beach is spectacular - the scenes are breathtaking. We got some amazing shots. There in cooler weather, hear that the sand is actually a ruby color in the summer...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You've seen this beach featured in magazines and calendars. We stumbled on it by chance! There is a fairly steep descent to the beach, followed by a tricky climb over the huge logs that line the shoreline. Have good gripping shoes, and helping hands! I'm...More

1  Thank Christianne W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic beach. Kids clamoring over the trees up on the beach and time with the tide pools made for a great trip down the 101. Be ready to climb over slippery trees to get to the beach. And early in the spring the stream you...More

1  Thank straav
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

What an amazing place! a nice hike down from the nice parking lot right off hwy 101 gets you to another world of bleached logs and polished rocks. There are cairns from all the travelers that have passed through here balanced on and old washed...More

5  Thank Zinny L
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

It was around noon when we drove 27 miles south from Forks on 101 to Ruby Beach to see its iconic sea stacks. Dave stayed in the car resting his sore knee while I headed down the steep path towards the sea. It was a...More

1  Thank Kelleygirl2
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

One of the most beautiful, untouched spots I’ve ever been. Driftwood structures, misty coastline, tide pools, wildlife, endless horizon. Really worth the drive to where the forest meets the ocean!

1  Thank Jen W
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Parking is a little limited, not good for large RV's. A short walk down to the beach on an easy trail. Bring a picnic and sit on the drift wood that is everywhere, forced down streams during spring rains. Not far off rt 101. Best...More

1  Thank swr
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We spent an entire day exploring this beautiful beach. You do need to get there early to get a parking spot. We spent the entire day crafting and building “our summer home” out of driftwood. It says Schwartzkopf across the front. If it is still...More

4  Thank travelchic24
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Craig S
31 January 2018|
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Response from javier g | Reviewed this property |
No park entrance fee
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Texas_suz
17 September 2017|
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Response from Janell B | Reviewed this property |
We spent about 5 hours there for photography. Maybe an hour or so. Just be careful of the driftwood that you have get over to get to the beach. Factor in some extra time for the tide pools.
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Oikophobia
24 August 2017|
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Response from TNN1991 | Reviewed this property |
I believe dogs are allowed (on leashes). I Googled it to make sure.
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