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

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Coastal gemstone

Breathtaking beach with it's amazing rock formations, tidepools, shimmering sand and light. Wonderful photographic opportunities.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Kamloops, Canada
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Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Breathtaking beach with it's amazing rock formations, tidepools, shimmering sand and light. Wonderful photographic opportunities.

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Or Yehuda, Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We got there more or less by accident. We wanted a break and just took the next exit off route 101. A lucky choice! In our view Ruby Beach is one of the most enchanting places on the US west coast – Nature creating its own fairy tale setting. What started off as a 10 minute driving break became a... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We arrived just before sunset and enjoyed eating a picnic dinner on the beach and watching the sun disappear below the horizon. We stayed until it was dark (bring a flashlight!!) and watched the stars come out and were able to easily see Venus and Jupiter. Wear sturdy walking shoes, as this is not a sandy beach, but very rocky... More 

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Anacortes, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Just happened upon this beach in our drive and it breathtaking! A short walk down to the beach and not treacherous. Once you're down there, you'll see a tide pool and beauty. Easy to walk on the beach and you can sit on logs and enjoy. There is a very clean bathroom at the parking lot which was nice for... More 

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Minnnetonka, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This was a great beach. Go at low tide so you can see the tide pools. It was really beautiful. I saw sea stars and anemones. The Olympic National Park west coast beaches are beautiful.

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Lake Bluff, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Really picturesque beach, fallen logs, pools, sea stacks and arches, pines down to the water. If you're a stone skipper, don't miss it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great place to spend a short time with the kids. I was there on April 22.15 spent all afternoon and night long shooting stars trail.the weather was awesome, the view and sounds of waves was marvelous. What a romantic place to be.. Sal Ahmed Tacoma, WASHINGTON Post

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We timed our visit to coincide with low tide so we could go out to the tide pools, and even though we arrived before it was 'fully low' we were surprised at just how quickly it turned and started coming back in. Of course we were engrossed in discovering the brightly coloured sea stars, the graceful anemones, the tube worms,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A fun hike among the drift logs, beautiful vistas, tranquil hiking and freezing water. Don't skip this place, you can go for a brief visit or spend hours up and down the beach and tide pools.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The beauty of Ruby Beach can not be described. Photos don't do it justice. There is such awesomeness there that it makes you realize how small you really are on this earth.

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Address: Address: Olympic National Park, WA
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympic National Park

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