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Second Beach Trail

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Address: Forks, WA
Phone Number: (360)565-3130
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Activities: Hiking
Description: Dense and marshy forest trail on the Olympic Coast.

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This beach is absolutely stunning, especially during low tide when you can walk out and view the many different colored starfish that have attached themselves to the rocks. Each... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Aiken, South Carolina
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Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This beach is absolutely stunning, especially during low tide when you can walk out and view the many different colored starfish that have attached themselves to the rocks. Each beach in the Forks area has its own personality. We completely agree with the waitress at breakfast that this beach is better than Rialto; only there is a hike to get... More 

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

It was a bit of a hike but it was worth it. The view was breath taking and the beach was amazing. Beautiful sand and the little islands were stunning

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I think this is the trail that almost did us in. Looking at the other reviews, the 17 minute hike down isn't the hard part. It's the hike back up. Wear sturdy shoes and bring your beach shoes..... It's a tougher workout than working construction in the humid summer heat. Just kidding. It's a tough hike out though, and our... More 

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Meridian, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

What a beautiful beach! The beginning of the hike down is pretty easy, but the climb back up the 84 steps was rather tiring. Completely worth it for the incredible views, however!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

There is a 17 minute walk down to the beach through a beautiful forested trail. Go down when the tide is out and you can walk over to the other side to explore tide pools and amazing caves.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I found it so beautiful I cried. Loved every second of being there.it was something that was like a dream for me and it was beautiful and peaceful and extremely quiet.

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Phoenix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is the best part about going and visiting Forks. Even though they say this is were everything took place it isn't. One of the funniest parts before coming down to the beach area is a sign that says no vampires beyond this point.

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Marlton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is the most beautiful beach I have ever seen - and I have been all over the world. I am not a big beach person. Suffice it to say - when you are going down the trail to the beach you are in the woods and can't see the beach until you get there. Then - it opens up... More 

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Evergreen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This hike in peaceful green, moss and fern filled temperate rain forest is exhilarating while totally quiet. The oxygen is invigorating from all of the vegetation. And if you wander through filtered sunlight and some fog.... well... this is the greatest thrill....and at the end of the woodsy trail... you end at a secluded beach with rock stacks and tidal... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This beach is absolutely beautiful. Here's how to plan your visit: - Be there during low tide - Hike the entire beach - Go ahead, get a little wet When we went on a Thursday, we had the beach to ourselves.

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Address: Forks, WA
Phone Number: (360)565-3130
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Forks

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