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Second Beach Trail

Address: Forks, WA
Phone Number: (360)565-3130
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Ranked #1 of 9 Activities in Forks
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Trails, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: Dense and marshy forest trail on the Olympic Coast.
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Type: Trails, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: Dense and marshy forest trail on the Olympic Coast.
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We stopped for this trail while in La Push and were not disappointed in the least. We passed a lot of people on the the trail both ways so this is a popular spot. The trail going down can get quite steep in some places so its not for the faint of heart because what goes down must come back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

(Initial 2nd Beach visit was Aug. of '09). The trail itself is downright primordial, an engrossing endeavor, and then you step out of the woods straight into the world's largest natural jungle-gym experience. It's a horizontal forest of gigantic driftwood logs you can clamber over on your way to the water, a wonderfully fun activity if you're up for it.... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This was a great hike back to second beach. The trees are unique with the way they have grown, its well maintained and once you get to second beach its totally worth the long trek. It is a gorgeous scene but please be careful. There are tons of large pieces of drift wood you have to climb over to get... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I was able to surprise my partner with this hike through the woods which ended on a secluded beach opening onto the pacific ocean. The view is worth it but it requires some climbing over wet logs and lots of stair climbing so make sure you are in a little bit of shape.

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Sonoita, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Best beach ever! Washington's Pacific coast is the best. Short drive from Rialto and La Push. Forks has some neat spots to see also

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Daniel Island, South Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Wonderful hike (and relatively short) through the rainforest that ends at the most amazing beach! A nice mix of the stunning scenery that can be found in the Olympic National.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
4 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Its a bit of trek but well worth the hike, once you get down to the beach the world opens up. Breath taking sunsets with the huge rock formations.

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San Diego, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

It's a lomg hike down but man what a great hike! Beautiful forrest and the beach is breathtaking. Make sure to wear shoes with good traction and your camera.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I can't imagine a more beautiful place. The parking lot was full and when I got to the beach it was empty... I had it all to myself. If you are coming through the area you need to put this at the top of your list!!!

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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Beautiful hike through woods to reach this beach and then WOW - what views!! Worth the harder hike back Uphill to car.

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