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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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Favorite place on the peninsula

This was the most interesting place we visited while on vacation. We "swam" in the ocean (yes it is cold - but not as cold as Crater Lake) and we "swam" in the pool that is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Annandale, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This was the most interesting place we visited while on vacation. We "swam" in the ocean (yes it is cold - but not as cold as Crater Lake) and we "swam" in the pool that is dammed up at the end of the river. We explored the little caves in the hillsides. We climbed on the rocks and looked at... More 

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Canby, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Of the several beaches we stopped at on our trip around the Olympic Peninsula, we liked Ruby Beach the best. Good parking, easily accessible trail down to the beach, and lovely vistas from the beach are what you'll find at Ruby Beach. We walked about a half mile up the beach, took tons of photos of the sea and sea... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I visited there with my family. Instead the name of one of the jewels, the beach was so wild and magnificent. We stayed here for a long time to see the sea and the scenery. On the beach there were a lot of driftwoods. Every driftwoods had different colours and shapes and they were so attractive! It was in August... More 

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Moss Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This beach is a high energy beach. Huge trees are is tossed up like toothpicks by an angry sea. Stones the size of baseballs are brought in by monster waves. This place is awesome and with so much variation, it's no ordinary beach.

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Rye, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This is our favorite beach in the park. We've been to Beach 4 and others but this offers a truly spectacular setting. You won't regret going to visit this beach. It is filled with beautiful stones that are round, smooth, flat ovals. The sea stacks and driftwood are unique to the area. The ocean view is breathtaking. The trail down... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This beach is definitely worth a visit if you're touring the peninsula. The rock formations are breathtaking. We couldn't stay long because the whole area was being battered by winds, but I want to come back to this beach. The parking lot was small so you'd want to get there early. Also, check conditions if the weather is windy and... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A Must see beach while you are in the Olympia Peninsula area. Ruby Beach is probably one of the most popular beaches to photograph the great sea stacks. It is a photographer's dream at sunset. Get there early as the light shifts and creates great shadows as well. This is nature's beauty. We had no problem walking the beach at... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Had no idea Ruby Beach was so beautiful, it reminds me of the Oregon Coast and Cannon Beach! Spectacular and no one there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had never tried tide pooling so we gave it a try. This is so much fun we wished we would have been in the area longer . We seen so many starfish and sea anemones and had a blast. We went tide pooling in other spots in Washington but none compared.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This is a nice sandy beach. Just like Rialto beach this also has logs but it has a lot more sand and one can go for a long walk even at high tide.

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