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

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Great stop on a great road trip amazing beach

I wanted to stop at as many places as I could on my road trip and saw the sign pulled over and walked down to the beach. There weren't too many people there and it was beautiful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

I wanted to stop at as many places as I could on my road trip and saw the sign pulled over and walked down to the beach. There weren't too many people there and it was beautiful.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

Ruby Beach is certainly worth hiking the trail to get to it. The beach is littered with unusual, natural stone formations; which seem to sprout all along the beach. Certainly some interesting rock formations!

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Elma, Washington
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The Ruby Beach trail is not very long , but once on the beach one feels almost as though they were the first ones there!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I was amazed when we saw the beach through the trees on the walk down. We were there at high tide, so no tide pools, but it was still beautiful. We had to climb over drift wood and I actually fell down, so I would not recommend this to anyone who is not able to climb on all fours over... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Nice, small beach. Not crowded. However, it was a steep path that ended at a pile of driftwood to climb over! Probably just luck of the day and weather.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We planned to arrive at low tide to see the tide pools. Well, the tide was .2 at low tide, and we arrived just after. First of all, to access the tide pools, you must wade across a stream. We visited in early April, and I needed to roll my pants all the way up to my knees to get... More 

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Ford, Washington
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

One hiking website I visited called Ruby Beach a "lite" version of Olympic Peninsula beaches, and I would have to agree. Ruby Beach is located about 30 minutes-ish south of Forks, and has a short 1/4 mile hike from the parking lot to the beach. Time your visit for low tide, and you will be greeted by vast stretches of... More 

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Sioux Center, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Depending on where you are coming from, this might be a bit of a drive, but its worth it. There are lots of driftwood and there is a nice rocky beach.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

easy access, great views, close to the Hoh Rain Forest and the Kalaloch Lodge. bring a chair and watch the sunset.

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Love this beach! There is a creek that feeds into the ocean directly to the right of where the trail meets the beach. Be sure to go on a low tide time, or not right after rain because the rushing water of the creek makes it impossible to visit the right side of the beach where all the sea stacks... More 

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