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Stunning beach!

I love to tide pool and this was a pretty good spot. You can walk out to the little baby islands... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
tree1110
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Port Angeles, Washington
Whales, stones, sand, waves, trees & views

The walk to the beach is amazingly picturesque. Our photos came out wonderful, but did the actual... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
OrsonCorson
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Dramatic Pacific coast beach with a rugged shoreline.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea stacks” (136 reviews)
“tide pools” (116 reviews)
“low tide” (120 reviews)
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Olympic National Park, WA
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I love to tide pool and this was a pretty good spot. You can walk out to the little baby islands and see tons of star fish. A beautiful spot

Thank tree1110
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The walk to the beach is amazingly picturesque. Our photos came out wonderful, but did the actual scenery no justice. Jutting chimneys on the beachhead topped with foliage and crested around its waterline with barnacles was fascinating. Whales were swimming close by, the forest sits...More

Thank OrsonCorson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an easy place to get to and watch nature’s fury. Crashing waves, rolling logs on the beach, birds flying overhead and rogue waves... you must visit here!!! Has a bathroom, walking area, hikes and easy access. PS. Got SOAKED here just watching the...More

Thank AprilFNP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning driftwood array which you have to scramble with over to reach the beach...on the return we discovered a kind person had left rick cairns to guide us...Cody the dog navigated well but in places had to find a different route. Stayed at nearby Quileute...More

Thank 19CJB55
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The beach is accessed by descending a hill and stairs. Then you must climb over quite a number of huge driftwood logs. It was high tide and very crowded when we visited. It appeared to be a beautiful location, but we just timed our visit...More

Thank rusky1415
Reviewed 18 October 2017

A beautiful beach, though I think we liked Rialto and Second Beaches better. Ruby Beach and its parking lot were fairly crowded when we arrived at midday, likely because of its easy access right off Hwy 101. However, most people seem to just wander around...More

Thank vagabond_dreams
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Not your average beach! So much more than just sand! A trip to Olympic National Park would not be complete with out a trip here.

Thank 1949OhioTravels
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is a beautiful beach, but after navigating carefully down to the beach (torn meniscus), I couldn't go any farther without climbing over massive driftwood logs to get to the sand.

Thank SB1114
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Beautiful beach. Rocks to play with for days. Little live clear creatures on the sand. The weather during our visit could not have been better - a sharp breeze coming off the water and a super sun-bright sky.

Thank Kerry V
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place about 3hr drive from city but well worth it! Truly amazing and beautiful location! Tourist season dies down in mid to late September in Washington so with exception of a handful of families the beach was all to ourselves. I did see several...More

Thank javier g
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Texas_suz
17 September 2017|
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Response from JAMES V | Reviewed this property |
I would say 45 minutes to an hour and a half. Not a far walk to the tidepools once you re on the beach, but you could spend a long time looking at all the amazing creatures and rock formations.
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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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Patricia W
18 August 2017|
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Response from DiznyGirl | Reviewed this property |
I saw lots of dogs on the beach!
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