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Address: Olympic National Park, WA
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Dramatic Pacific coast beach with a rugged shoreline.

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so much more than i anticipated

This stop on our trip around through the Olympic National Park was my absolute favorite. Even on a cloudy, rainy day it was worth the visit. The beach has no sand. It is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
dyerta
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Portland, Maine

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Portland, Maine
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125 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This stop on our trip around through the Olympic National Park was my absolute favorite. Even on a cloudy, rainy day it was worth the visit. The beach has no sand. It is covered with smooth rocks. As the waves would retreat the rocks would clack against each other making really interesting natural music. The entire beach was covered with... More 

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I will preface this by saying I have fairly limited mobility due to my size, a hip replacement and a bad left leg in general due to birth defect. I knew going in getting to this beach and maneuvering around was going to be difficult, but I really wanted to go. The path down to the beach is somewhat steep... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Afternoon walk on the beach provided ample viewing of submerged animal life through clear water. The eroded coastline provides stone outcroppings approachable by foot or kayak depending on the tide and weather. The remnants of romantic campfires linger close to the tree line below the coastal highway. The wind and the waves are relaxing yet numbing to the mind and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got to the beach in a rainy day, but we still had a lot of fun. The beach was absolutely beautiful. We had 5 adults, 1 teenager and a dog. We had a most fabulous time there.

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Royse City, Texas
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For me, well worth the travel time to get here. Free access, not crowded and just another beautiful place to be. The pacific was quite angry this day and I am sure that kept allot of people at home. But the thicker the weather the more I respect it. Bring your water proof boots and a rain jacket never hurts.... More 

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Fox Island
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56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here after a nice birthday lunch at the Kalaloch Lodge. There is a good sized parking area above the beach. About a quarter mile trail down to the beach. Lots of drift wood to traverse to get to the actual beach.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really just look at all the photos that are posted, and you can see why you need to make a point to go here. One great reason is that you don't have to pay to have access to it like many national parks. It's also a great place to visit if you are trying to see several places in one... More 

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Hasselt, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

This place is breathtaking. The view over the ocean with the rocks in the water and on the beach, especially the white logs on the beach are amazing. The beach is a short walk from the parking lot and down some steps. We wore our water shoes so we could climb on rocks without hurting our feet. You have to... More 

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

This lovely beach is accessible by a long walk and then climbing over logs. It can certainly be viewed at the end of the "trail" if log climbing is not possible. The rocky beach has all rounded rocks, which are lovely. The logs, the "islands" and the atmosphere is very special. Loved it!

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Seattle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We stopped here on our way to the HOH Rain Forest. The day was sunny and Ruby Beach was stunningly beautiful. Do not miss a chance to visit this amazing location.

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