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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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Pacific NW

When you think of the coast of the Pacific NW, Second Beach is pretty much exactly what you picture. And it's beautiful. We went there for sunset, and the beach had a scattering... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

When you think of the coast of the Pacific NW, Second Beach is pretty much exactly what you picture. And it's beautiful. We went there for sunset, and the beach had a scattering of tourists as well as locals... but relatively speaking, it was quite open. The hike to the beach itself was fairly moderate, and a very nice walk... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is one of the most spectacular places in the world. It is "not just another beach". Look online at some of the pictures. Be sure and take a flashlight/torch if you go to watch the most gorgeous sunset. It is a hike, but you will be so glad you did it.

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Broomfield, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Great Place to watch the sunset. Easy trail until the last 100 yards to the beach which drops quickly so save some energy for the climb back up.

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Chandler, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

A very nice easy short hike in a beautiful forest to a wonderful beach with lots of sea stacks. Sunset is beautiful here!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We had been to the Salt Creek Recreation area so I expected a lot from this beach. We were also there on a morning of exceptionally low tide. The walk in was nice, took about 25 minutes through the woods. The highlight of the beach was a family of river otters which were using a slide and playing in the... More 

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Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We were fortunate to have amazing weather. Breathtaking. One of the best easy trails to try. We ended up taking quite a long walk along the beach, everyone we passed was friendly and seemed to be enjoying the incredible scenery as well.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

GO to second beach! You will love it. The hike through the forest is fun and who would think that there was a beach at the end of this forest. Great to explore with small see creatures, great views and redefines what a beach should be.

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Hoodsport, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Longer hike than expected but so worth it. Beautiful location for sunset. We found there were many campers there. But remember whatever you bring in, you'll have to bring back with you. Min. 1 mile hike.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I found out about this beach on a news feed of "best beaches" and was amazed at how lovely it was. A decent little hike with some climbing, but going through the forest was very peaceful. Once you get to the beach it was just picture perfect... wished we would have camped a night there... looked like a popular camping... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Lovely walk on a boardwalk and fantastic beach. The views from the big rock are amazing. Bring a picnic lunsh because there is nothing out there but sand, sky and water.

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