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Go to the tidepools!

From the parking lot (which includes a restroom), you can see the beauty this beach has to offer... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
soloFemaleDenver
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Denver
nice wide sandy beach, easy to walk on

Beach is clear of debris and kelp tangles, rocks, etc. (as opposed to Ozette beach) Easy walk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Utah801ski
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 6 days ago

From the parking lot (which includes a restroom), you can see the beauty this beach has to offer: sea stacks, driftwood, a forest behind you, and a beach made of rocks that have many different colors and patterns. This is not a beach for flimsy...More

Thank soloFemaleDenver
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beach is clear of debris and kelp tangles, rocks, etc. (as opposed to Ozette beach) Easy walk particularly lower tide. When you get to hole in wall, you can divert up to top at the orange-red & black beach sign.

Thank Utah801ski
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the parking lot, you do an easy walk along the beach for a mile and a half. Beautiful rocks and waves, along with huge driftwood. Make sure to time your hike during low tides (be prepared to walk through a small patch of water)...More

Thank geauxtiger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see beach, a great viewing coastal beach made up of skimming stones, sand, smaller tidal worn rocks. We spent most of our time on the south end of the beach, near the islands that could be explored at low tide. Now,...More

Thank TG_Pickleball
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rialto Beach is on the immediate north side of the Quileute River as it empties into the Pacific, with First Beach its counterpart on the south side. In many ways the two beaches are almost like bookends, as they both have enormous amounts of old...More

Thank ThorneBirdGT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice beach. From the parking lot, it's a short walk to the beach. On the beach you can see the surf coming in as well as rocks off shore. There are large piles of large driftwood up on the beach. When we...More

Thank MikeB1952
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So beautiful and different! Walked the length of the beach and enjoyed the loud surf, pebbles and rocks of all different colors...smooth smooth. Definitely worth a visit. Nice bathrooms and picnic tables near the parking lot.

Thank Nichole R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Words cannot describe the exquisite beauty of this beach.....Especially notable are the old growth tree logs On the beach everywhere.....Great for photography and climbing. Make sure you walk to both ends of the beach.. For fabulous views of the river delta coming into the sea....It...More

Thank Arima1951
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was nirvana to an amateur rock hunter like me. I found tons of orbicular jasper and a few agates and sea glass. The rest of the rocks collected were just beautiful and unusual...the views are breathtaking and I just couldn't get enough~

Thank Kimberly D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed my 2018 trip to the Washington West Coast with a visit to Rialto Beach. Lots of variety to photograph and will definitely visit again soon.

Thank Dave H
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dancer3361
July 26, 2018|
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Response from Papacito62 | Reviewed this property |
Sandals will be fine, but once you get to the beach, barefoot is best.. the beach is pretty clean and nice to walk on.
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Brithoward13
June 18, 2018|
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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
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alicia w
May 28, 2018|
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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
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