We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
My FAVORITE beach on the trip.

This beach is full of driftwood and logs of all sizes, shapes and variety. It's great for hiking... read more

Reviewed yesterday
froglag
,
Spokane, Washington
Cold northwest beach

Added many layers to walk on this beautiful misty beach. Surprisingly second beach just south was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
TravelingUpstateNY
,
Chatham, New York
Read all 563 reviews
560
All photos (560)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hole in the wall”(120 reviews)
“low tide”(87 reviews)
“tide pools”(71 reviews)
About
Pacific coast beach.
Contact
Olympic National Park, WA
Website
Reviews (563)
Filter reviews
531 results
Traveller rating
421
77
31
1
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
421
77
31
1
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewshole in the walllow tidetide poolssea stacksparking lotsmall pebblesla pushdriftwood treeshuge driftwooddrift woodthe north endrock formationsbald eagleskeep an eyesea anemonesthe pacific oceanlong hike
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 531 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

This beach is full of driftwood and logs of all sizes, shapes and variety. It's great for hiking on as the beach is full of pebbles and rocks so be sure to wear your shoes or sandals. Make it easier on your feet, they will...More

Thank froglag
Reviewed 3 days ago

Added many layers to walk on this beautiful misty beach. Surprisingly second beach just south was warm enough for bathing suits!

Thank TravelingUpstateNY
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyedRialto Beach and Hole In The Wall. Be very careful of the tide! Wear shoes you can get wet and have good traction. We saw purple and brown star fish in the tidal pools, sea anemones etc Truly fascinating. Well worth the trek...More

1  Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Challenging hike! Be prepared for changing weather conditions. Believe me, I got soaked here, though in Port Angeles the sun was shining. The beach has sand, oodles of small pebbles that act like sand when you step on them, and larger rocks. There are streams...More

Thank juanita_v
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's rustic. Good for long walks and sitting on the many, many driftwood perches. Easy to find. Restrooms in the parking lot.

Thank paulacosentino11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rialto beach is a gem in the National Parks’ collection. It was somehow sunny and misty at the same time when we went there, which made for spectacular sights. It’s an easy walk along the pebble beach to get to several iconic sea stacks and...More

Thank ikennen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of two awesome beaches in Olympic NP. The views of the coast are iconic and is a must see.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love how one side has forest, the sky above, sand below, and the ocean on the other side. There multiple photo ops and if you walk all the way down the beach you get to see The "hole in the wall". My kids were...More

Thank NicholeUSA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a beach for swimsuits and sandcastles but is a rocky, cold beach. However, it is a beautiful beach with several stunning views. We took a hike down the beach to hole-in-the-rock. It was a long hike considering walking over uneven and shifting...More

Thank j0nese19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see for someone who has visited beaches throughout the country. It is unchanged from its earlier tines. There is huge driftwood or huge sunbaked trees that I guess washed up on beach. Sea stacks jutting out from the ocean floor. Long...More

Thank Mike p
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Brithoward13
June 18, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Papacito62 | Reviewed this property |
Actually it’s more of a walk than a hike, about 10th of a mile and 50ft down in elevation. Keep in mind the geography of the beach changes dramatically due to storm surges. The last time I was there you did have to scramble... More
1
Vote
alicia w
May 28, 2018|
Answer
Response from theSwurleys | Reviewed this property |
hello - high tides and low tides happen twice every 24 hours and are determined by the sun, moon, gravity and tidal force, and, for this reason, vary daily - so...find a tide chart for this year online to get precise... More
0
Votes
lindabearbryant
August 15, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from shellychristmannaz | Reviewed this property |
There are no restaurants at Rialto beach
0
Votes