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Ruby Beach Olympic National Park

Worth the drive, this is a beautiful place. It's not so much a beach for sunning and swimming as... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dian I
We spent several hours doing photography

We went to this incredible beach for photography. We started with Sunset photography and then... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Janell B
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Dramatic Pacific coast beach with a rugged shoreline.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
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Olympic National Park, WA

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Worth the drive, this is a beautiful place. It's not so much a beach for sunning and swimming as it is to just take in the beauty. Requires a little bit of hiking, both down to the beach and then over driftwood to the beach...More

Thank Dian I
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to this incredible beach for photography. We started with Sunset photography and then stayed for star photography. The stars and the Milky Way were incredible on this beach. The sea stacks with the trees were also fantastic. I love this beach, however the...More

Thank Janell B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great beach for exploring! There's a short hike downhill to the beach then you need to climb over some driftwood to get to the water. Not a good place for someone who can't walk well! This beach has lots of larger smooth rocks and lots...More

Thank travelpatty22
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were vacationing in Seattle but got tired of the city, so took the 3 hour drive to Olympic National Park and Ruby Beach. We planned ahead so as to get there at low tide. There were very few people there and it felt like...More

1  Thank travelerKristenB
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Senior couple. I read reviews but still decided to venture down the trail using my cane. The trip to the beach was worth it. Had to navigate the logs at the bottom to get to beach. My shorter wife made it over the logs. Enjoyed...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful - yet different (natural) beach. Be prepared to scramble over driftwood to the water. While it is known for tide pooling - my husband and I could not make it at low tide and still greatly enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Natalia6363
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stoped at Ruby Beach on the loop ride around ONP, Beautiful Views of the ocean and the large rocks and wood strewn all over the beach. It was a bit foggy and cool on the beach about 65 degress on a day when it was...More

Thank jimdink
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have some mobility impairment and was able to sit and swing my way over the larger logs but I watched other people fall into shallow streams and try to hop along and fall. Once over the wide expanse of drift LOGS, it is a...More

Thank Anonymous855
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gentle but down to the beach. You must be able to clamor over driftwood once you get down. Once you get to the beach, take off your footwear and enjoy the sand. Climb a rock, take a camera and enjoy. Parking is available but limited....More

Thank Kim J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a beautiful breathtaking sight. Parking is available but on a busy day it's all the way up the entry hill in both sides. Bathroom in the parking lot. There's a lookout area for the handicapped but the trip down to the beach...More

Thank DoloresJacoby
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16 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.
23 August 2017|
Response from TNN1991 | Reviewed this property |
I believe dogs are allowed (on leashes). I Googled it to make sure.
Patricia W
17 August 2017|
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Response from DiznyGirl | Reviewed this property |
I saw lots of dogs on the beach!